Updated: Oct 24, 2019
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Hi & welcome! Thank you so much for stopping by! Do you love Knit Picks? Me! Me! Me! I do! They've launched their sister site for has launched it’s a new site, WeCrochet at Crochet.com dedicated all to crochet, with tools, patterns, yarn, and more! I'm so excited to be sharing with you this free pattern I've designed using their beautiful Biggo Yarn! Huge thanks to We Crochet for providing the yarn in this Autumn Slouch & Cowl set.
The Biggo yarn is a bulky weight however you can really use any weight yarn for this pattern. This lovely yarn comes in so many pretty colors. I chose Tansy Heather & Autumn Heather because these colors remind me of the color changes in the trees during the Fall.
This free pattern is for an adult size. The ad-free pattern is available for purchase in my shops if you'd like to purchase the pdf with multiple sizes.
Okay, and finally, let's jump into this pattern!
Adult Beanie 21-22” Circumference | 11” Tall
Adult Cowl 27” Circumference | 11” Tall
GAUGE | in Pattern
Beanie 4” = 10 Stitches | 9 Rounds
Cowl 4” = 8 Stitches | 8 Rounds
Knit Picks, Biggo | 4 Hanks (2 each)
Since these will arrive in hanks, I recommend the ball winder.
CROCHET HOOK(S) Shop Hooks
US I/5.5mm BRIM | US K/6.5mm BODY
US L/8mm COWL
ABBREVIATIONS | YouTube Videos
ch – Chain
sl st(es) – Slip Stitch(es)
tbl – Through Back Loop
st(s) – Stitch(es)
sc – Single Crochet
hdc – Half Double Crochet
sk – Skip
beg – Beginning
rem – Remaining
rep – Repeat
sc2tog – Single Crochet 2 sts together
SKILL LEVEL – Intermediate
NOTES – Pattern is written in US terms. The beg ch2 counts as a hdc st. Use marker on first st if needed.
INSTRUCTIONS | BEANIE
BRIM | US I/5.5mm | Video Tutorial
Foundation: Ch10 (or as tall as you want your brim)
Row 1: 1sc into the 2nd ch from the hook and into each ch to the end. Ch1 and turn (9 sts)
Row 2-45: 1sc tbl of the first st and every st to the end, Ch1 and turn (9 sts)
Seaming the brim | Video Tutorial
Align the 2 short ends together & work 9 sl sts across. Turn brim right side out so the seam is on the inside.
BODY | US K/6.5mm
Set up Round (Video Tutorial): ch1, sc around brim in multiples of 2 sts. Sl st to the first sc.
Note: You should have 1 st per row of brim. Increase as many sts as evenly as possible around for multiples of 2 sts.
Round 1 (and all odd number rounds through 17): ch2 (counts as a hdc st throughout pattern), 1hdc in every st around. Join with a sl st in the 2nd ch from the beg ch2.
Round 2 (and all even number rounds through 16): ch2, 1fpdc around post of the hdc to the right (last st of previous round), *sk1 st, 1hdc in next, 1fpdc around post of skipped st working in front of hdc just made. Rep from * around. Join with a sl st in the 2nd ch from the beg ch2.
Round 1-2: ch1, sc2tog around. sc in any rem sts. Join with a sl st to first st.
Cut yarn leaving a long tail and weave through remaining sts and cinch to tighten. Secure and weave in ends.
Add a Pom if you’d like!
Yarn Pom | Video Tutorial
Faux Fur Pom | Video Tutorial
INSTRUCTIONS | COWL
Foundation: Ch58. Join with a sl st to the first ch st to form a circle, careful not to twist sts.
This is the circumference of your cowl. Continue to Round 1.
TIP: Try the Foundation Half Double Crochet instead! This will count as your first round. Make sure you join to form a circle. If you choose this method, you'll need to skip round 1. Continue to Round 2.
Round 1 (and all odd number rounds through round 21): ch2 (counts as a hdc st throughout pattern), 1hdc in every st around. Join with a sl st in the 2nd ch from the beg ch2.
Round 2 (and all even number rounds through round 20): ch2, 1fpdc around post of the hdc to the right (last st of previous round), *sk1 st, 1hdc in next, 1fpdc around post of skipped st working in front of hdc just made. Rep from * around. Join with a sl st in the 2nd ch from the beg ch2.
Cut yarn leaving a long tail. Secure and weave in ends.
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