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Ashley Hooded Cowl

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The Ashley Hooded Cowl is the perfect accessory for adding warmth and style in a practical manner.

Many other hooded cowls are tall, wide tubes to pull over one’s head and neck for coverage, whereas this hooded cowl offers a detachable, shaped hood. 🤯 Yes, a detachable hood! You know you have a favorite coat that doesn’t get worn as much because there’s no hood for added warmth.

I even surprised myself with the shape of this hood, as it came out so chic, and reminded me of the oversized look on runways, but in a practical size. LOL

This cowl offers AMAZING texture with the half double crochet cluster and Go for Faux Thick and Quick, which was also used in the Ashley Faux Fur Mitts.

More special details about this design is the added warmth you receive with front and back coverage, and button detail to never mess up your ‘do again. I can’t be the only person that tires of static charged hair from having it pull my hair out from a cowl, right???

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The Ashley Hooded Cowl crochet pattern offers texture with the half double crochet cluster, and softness with Go for Faux Thick & Quick. The hood is detachable so you can adjust warmth and style as needed. #crochetpattern #crochetaccessory #CreationsByCourtney

8 hdc-cl = 4”, 10 pattern rows = 4”

  • Front & Back: 12” across the top x 10.25” long
  • Cowl: 7″ tall x 28″ wide
  • Hood: 12” tall across back
  • Ch: chain
  • sl st: slip stitch
  • sc: single crochet
  • hdc: half double crochet
  • fsc: foundation single crochet
  • hdc-cl: half double crochet cluster
  • hdc-cl inc: hdc-cl increase
  • st: stitch(es)
  • YO: yarn over
  • sp: space
  • sk: skip
  • edc: extended double crochet
  • CSEDC: Chainless starting extended double crochet
  • M: stitch marker

CSEDC: pull up a loop to height of row, holding loop in place and wrap yarn around hook (yarn over), insert hook in first st, YO, pull up a loop, YO, pull through 1 loop (chain made), [YO, pull through 2 loops] twice

Hdc-cl: YO, insert hook into same st as last st made (or first st of the row), YO, pull up a loop (3 loops on hook), YO (4 loops on hook), sk 1 st, insert hook in next st or ch-1 sp, YO, pull up a loop (5 loops on hook), YO, pull through all 5 loops, ch 1

Last hdc-cl: YO, insert hook in same st as last st made, YO, pull up a loop (3 loops on hook), YO (4 loops on hook), do not skip 1 st, insert hook in last st, YO, pull up a loop (5 loops on hook), YO, pull through all 5 loops

Hdc-cl inc: YO, insert hook in same st as last st made, YO, pull up loop (3 loops on hook), YO (4 loops on hook), insert hook in next hdc-cl (do not skip a st), YO, pull up a loop (5 loops on hook), YO pull through all loops, ch 1

  • Make next hdc-cl in same hdc-cl of last st and the next ch-1 sp 


  • Pattern is written US terms.
  • Read the entire pattern before beginning.
  • Pattern is worked in 6 sections: Front and Back, Cowl, Back of Hood, Top of Hood, Seaming, and Hood Edging
  • Beginning ch 2 counts as a part of the first hdc-cl
  • Beginning ch 1 does not count as a stitch 
  • Be sure to count every few rows to ensure that you have the same number of hdc-cl. If your number of clusters is off by one, make sure you made the ch 1 after each cluster on the row below.
  • Be sure to skip 1 stitch when completing every hdc-cl, unless you are instructed to increase or at the end of the row. If you forget to skip a stitch it will alter the total number of clusters. 
  • Cowl can be shortened or lengthened to your preference by subtracting or adding rows.

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