Quick Covered Boxes Cowl Crochet Pattern


Quick Covered Boxes Cowl Crochet Pattern

Quick Covered Boxes Cowl Crochet Pattern
Quick Covered Boxes Cowl Crochet Pattern

Create a deliciously cozy cowl quickly and easily! Patterns like this Quick Covered Boxes Cowl are fantastic for new crocheters because it requires a super bulky yarn so you finish the project that much faster. This project can be completed with one or two skeins of yarn, so it's a nice inexpensive accessory to work up. Tuck this cowl under your favorite jacket to stay warm on a crisp spring day!

From the Designer: "This quick and cozy cowl is beginner friendly. A self-striping yarn does all the colorwork for you."

This pattern was original featured on the Underground Crafter Instagram page here.

NotesAbbreviations are found beneath the pattern.


Crochet HookN/15 or 10 mm hook

Yarn Weight(6) Super Bulky/Super Chunky (4-11 stitches for 4 inches)

Crochet Gauge14 sts = 5.5” (14 cm) in pattern. Exact gauge is not critical for this project.

Finished SizeAdult: 5.5” (14 cm) wide x 24.5” (62 cm) circumference.

Materials List

  • Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick & Quick yarn (80% acrylic/20% wool, 5 oz/140 g/87 yd/80 m) – 2 skeins in 611 Astroland, or approximately 87 yd (80 m) in any super bulky weight yarn. PLEASE NOTE: I used exactly 1 skein of yarn for this project, so if your gauge is different than mine, you may run out before finishing. That’s why I recommend getting 2 skeins just in case.
  • US Size N-13/9 mm crochet hook, or size needed to obtain gauge.
  • Yarn needle.

Pattern Instructions


Ch 15 (or any multiple of 4 sts + 3).

  1. Row 1: Turn, sk 1 ch, sc in next 2 ch, *ch 2, sk 2 ch, sc in next 2 ch; rep from * across. (14 sts)

  2. Row 2: (RS) Turn, ch 3 (counts as dc, here and throughout), 4 dc in next ch-2 sp and each ch-2 sp across, dc in last st. 

  3. Row 3: Turn, ch 1, sc in first st and in gap before next st, *ch 2, sk 4 sts,** 2 sc in gap before next st; rep from * across to last 5 sts, ch 2, sk 4 dc, sc in gap before last st, sc in last st.

  4. Rep Rows 2 & 3 until cowl measures approximately 24” (61 cm) or desired length, ending after Row 3. Do not fasten off.


With WS facing, ch 1, seam with slip stitch join in the back loops. A slip stitch join tutorial is available below: https://youtu.be/jaiMXOpkhC0

  1. Fasten off. With yarn needle, weave in ends on WS.

  2. Turn cowl RS out.

Abbreviations Used in This Pattern (US Terms)

double crochet
right (front) side
single crochet
wrong (back) side
Repeat the instructions following the asterisk or plus sign as indicated.

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