Colorscape Crochet Cowl

Pair this crochet cowl with our matching earflap hat and wrist warmers for a coordinated set.

Difficulty Level | Easy
Finished Size | 26″ circumference; 10″ tall

Project sponsored by Red Heart Yarns


About this Pattern

If you’re looking for a versatile crochet cowl that’s easy to crochet, you’re in the right place. Our colorscape crochet cowl pairs perfectly with our earflap hat and wrist warmers for a complete set.

This is a great place to start if you have never crocheted a cowl before. With a simple two row repeat, you’ll be quick to learn the pattern and be finished in no time.

Before you begin, review this page entirely so you understand the full scope of the project. We’ve prepared a list of recommended supplies and abbreviations you’ll need to get started as well as a video tutorial and, of course, written instructions to walk you through our colorscape crochet cowl from start to finish.

getting started

Recommended Supplies

  • Approx 125 yds; Red Heart Colorscape; (Colorway pictured: Munich)
  • 6 mm Crochet Hook
  • Yarn Needle
  • Scissors

FAQ: Can I use a different yarn?
Sure, as long as it’s in the same weight category. Check your gauge and adjust as needed so the sizing comes out right. The recommended yarn amount will likely be different too.

Yarn Substitution Resources:
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pattern details


This pattern is written using standard US crochet terminology.

  • BLO Back Loop Only
  • Ch Chain
  • CL Cluster Stitch**
  • Hdc Half Double Crochet
  • Hk Hook
  • Rep Repeat
  • Rem Remaining
  • Sc Single Crochet
  • St(s) Stitches

**Clustered Stitch: YO, insert hk in designated st, YO and pull through 2 loops. YO, insert hk in same st, YO and pull through 4 loops. One CL st made.

pattern notes

Additional Notes

Finished Size

26″ wide (laying flat);
10″ tall


6.5 sts x 10 rounds = 4″ worked in clustered stitch pattern.

Additional Notes: Rounds 4 and 5 make up clustered stitch pattern. Chain one at beginning of row does not count as a stitch.

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the pattern

Written Instructions

Row 1: Ch 75. 1 sc in 2nd ch from hk and in each rem ch. Taking care not to twist, fold row and join with a slst to the BLO of the first sc. Using yarn needle, secure bottom edge of row.

Rounds 2-3: Ch 1. 1 sc in the BLO of first st. 1 sc in BLO of each rem st. Join with a slst to BLO of first sc.

Round 4: Ch 1. 1 hdc in same st as ch. *Ch 1, sk 1 st, CL in next. Rep from * to last 2 sts. CL in second to last st. Ch 1, sk last st. Join with a slst to hdc.

Round 5: Ch 1. 1 sc in every CL st and every ch. Join with a slst to first sc.

Repeat: Rep rounds 4 and 5 six more times.

Next 2 Rounds: Ch 1. 1 sc in BLO of first st. 1 sc in BLO of each rem st. Join with a slst to first sc. Fasten off and weave in ends.

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see how it’s done

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