Free Crochet Cowl Pattern – Blue Tide Cowl

The Blue Tide free crochet pattern is a fun and textured cowl that works up quickly without a lot of effort. This pattern uses single crochet, half double crochet and slip stitches.

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Welcome, fellow yarn enthusiasts and crochet lovers! Are you ready to embark on a cozy crafting journey that’s as delightful to make as it is to wear? If so, you’re in for a treat because today, we’re diving into a fabulous crochet cowl pattern featuring none other than my very own hand-dyed yarn.

Picture this: soft, luxurious fibers delicately woven together to create a piece that not only keeps you warm but also adds a touch of handmade charm to any outfit. And the best part? This cowl is designed with beginners in mind, so whether you’re a seasoned pro or just picking up your first crochet hook, you’ll find this project both approachable and rewarding.

But wait, there’s more! Not only is this pattern beginner-friendly, but it’s also quick and easy to whip up. With its low-effort texture and simple stitches, you’ll be amazed at how fast you can create a stunning accessory that’s sure to turn heads.

Free Crochet Cowl Pattern

And here’s the cherry on top: this cowl only requires one skein of my Deluxe DK yarn. That’s right, you can indulge in the luxury of hand-dyed fibers without breaking the bank. So if you’ve been itching to try out hand-dyed yarns but haven’t known where to start, this pattern is the perfect opportunity to dive right in. You can easily sub my Squid DK as well.

So grab your favorite crochet hook, cozy up with a cup of tea, and let’s get started on creating a beautiful piece that’s as unique as you are. With just a little bit of time and creativity, you’ll have a gorgeous crochet cowl to cherish for years to come. Let’s crochet away!

Blue Tide Cowl Free Crochet Pattern

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Blue Tide Cowl Free Crochet Pattern ©2024 KT and the SquidAll rights reserved. You may not sell, trade, share or redistribute this pattern in any way. You may sell finished items made from this pattern.


One Size

Approx. 20” around by 9.5” tall


1 skein KT and the Squid Deluxe DK (85% extra fine superwash merino/15% nylon, 100g/246yds, DK weight)

Sample is shown in the colorway Blue Tide.

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I/5.5 mm (or hook to obtain gauge)


This cowl is worked flat sideways then seamed.

You can sub with any DK weight yarn. KT and the Squid’s Squid DK is a great sub as well!


11 sc worked in the BLO by 12 row = 3” square (blocked)


Ch = chain

St(s) = stitch(es)

Sc = single crochet

Hdc= half double crochet

BLO = back loop only

ws = wrong side

Free Crochet Cowl Pattern

Blue Tide Cowl Free Crochet Pattern Instructions

Ch 39

Row 1 (ws): Sc in the 2nd ch from hook and each ch across, turn. -38 sts

Rows 2-5: Ch 1, working in the BLO, sc in each st across, turn.

Rows 6-9: Ch 1, hdc in the 1st st, slip st in the next st, *hdc in the next st, slip st in the next st; repeat from * across, turn.

Row 10: Ch 1, sc in each st across, turn. 

Rows 11-14: Ch 1, working in the BLO sc in each st across, turn.

Repeat rows 6-14 for a total of 86 rows. 

Repeat rows 6-9 one more time for a total of 90 rows.

Do NOT fasten off


Fold cowl in half, slip st the starting chs to the sts of the last row, ch 1, evenly sc around the opening of the cowl, join with a slip stitch to the first sc, fasten off.

Join yarn to the other opening of the cowl, ch 1, evenly sc around the opening, join with a slip st to the first sc, fasten off.

Block (sample was steam blocked), weave in ends.

Free Crochet Cowl Pattern

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