22 Cosy and Easy to Make Crochet Hoods for Extra Warmness

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Cosy Crochet Hoods Free Crochet Pattern
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Why invest in hoodies when you can have a hood, especially a crochet hood? It’s not attached to anything, so you can wear it with all of your tops, and it doubles as a great neck warmer. Do you prefer a hood with a scarf or looking like a cowl? It all depends on your preferences.

Go for classic bulky yarn if you want a quick project that works up fast. Try something more intricate or colorful if you need a flashy accessory to cheer up your everyday outfit. There are so many options regarding stitches, details, and overall design of a crochet hood that you will definitely find something for yourself.

From this post, you’ll learn about:

  • How to crochet a trendy crochet hood.
  • How to crochet a super hot crochet balaclava.
  • How to crochet a hooded scarf.
  • How to crochet a hood combined with a cowl for maximum protection and coziness.

Remember that great tools will help you make great crochet pieces, so see our selection of the best crochet hooks for beginners. Take a look at the examples below to check the current trends and search for links to free patterns under the pictures.

You may also like these projects:

1. Juniper Hood – No Longer Available

If you’re looking for a fashionable and practical winter hat to keep you warm and cozy, this hood is going to be perfect for you. It’s so lovely and feminine! Like taken out from a fairytale! The free crochet hood pattern will guide you along the way.

  • DESIGNED by Heather Moore
  • PROJECT TYPE hood
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a woman wearing white crochet textured hood

Photos by Heather Moore / ravelry.com

This crochet hood pattern is no longer available, unfortunately. The information about it was on Ravelry.

2. Ever After Hood

This cute hood is very practical and warm – perfect for autumn and winter time. It’s a great hood crochet pattern for beginners – you can make matching ones for all your family!

  • DESIGNED by Sincerely Pam
  • PROJECT TYPE hood
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
dark green solid crochet hood on a toddler girl

Photos by Sincerely Pam / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on sincerelypam.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

3. Artemis Hooded Scarf

This cute scarf is very practical and will make you look beautiful at the same time. It’s easy and fun to make, and the result is stunning! The hood crochet pattern is free and clear, even for beginners. Happy hooking!

  • DESIGNED by DivineDebris.com
  • PROJECT TYPE scarf 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a striped beige and blue crochet hooded scarf with pockets on a woman

Photos by DivineDebris.com / DivineDebris.com

Find the original free pattern on divinedebris.com.

4. Faux Fur Hood

Faux Fur Yarn is trendy this season! Try the Faux Fur Hood or someone you love! Looks great with Thick & Quick! See images of variations, and take the crochet hood pattern for free.

  • DESIGNED by Sincerely Pam
  • PROJECT TYPE Bonnet / Hat 
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
lovely crocheted hood with faux fur border on a girl

Photos by Sincerely Pam / sincerelypam.com.

Find the original free pattern on sincerelypam.com.

5. Through Thick and Thin Hooded Scarf (Scoodie)

This easy-to-make scoodie – the hoodie and scarf combo – works up really fast. The soft white yarn is a lovely choice, but try others as well! Make a bunch of them in different colors with this free crochet pattern for a hooded cowl.

  • DESIGNED by Juli Anne
  • PROJECT TYPE scoodie
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
white thick hooded cowl on a woman

Photos by Juli Anne / oonceuponacheerio.com.

Find the original free pattern on oonceuponacheerio.com.

6. Harlequin Hoodie

The classic granny stitch works perfectly in this hoodie. You can use rainbow colors to make every other row different and create a fun pattern, or try something more subdued and elegant.

  • DESIGNED by The Hat & I
  • PROJECT TYPE hoodie
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
bright crochet hoodie scarf on a young woman

Photos by The Hat & I / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

7. Winter Branches Hood

This hood is a work of art! Raised stitches create amazing tree branches in the back, making it look really sophisticated. Trim it with fake fur, and you have a stylish accessory! Lucky we are that this crochet hood free pattern is detailed and straightforward.

  • DESIGNED by Cirsium Crochet
  • PROJECT TYPE hood
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL intermediate
brown bulky crochet hood with tree branches ornament with faux fur border

Photos by Cirsium Crochet / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

8. Faerie Mist Hooded Scarf

Interesting stitch, ombre yarn, and simple design – that’s what makes this pattern amazing. The sleek silhouette of this accessory makes it really elegant, and the long arms of the scarf are soft and ready to wrap around your neck. The crochet pattern for the hood scarf is free.

  • DESIGNED by Rhondda Mol (Oombawka Design)
  • PROJECT TYPE scarf
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
a woman wearing a crochet hooded scarf in shades of blue

Photos by Rhondda Mol / oombawkadesigncrochet.com

Find the original free pattern on oombawkadesigncrochet.com.

9. Loxley Hood

This paid pattern is everything you need from a crochet hood. Soft, cosy and with a lovely trim – it’s worth the time and money. Your winter outfits will be elevated to the next level!

  • DESIGNED by Danielle Arseniuk
  • PROJECT TYPE hood
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
crochet chunky hood with faux fur border worn by a woman

Photos by Danielle Arseniuk and Angcand / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

10. Hooded Alpa Scarf

This fantastic hooded scarf in the pictures below was made by Wilma Westenberg, and it’s perfect for upcoming fall and winter days! Especially if you are wearing gloves and always lose them – this absolutely won’t happen in this case – your hands will be warm and cozy all the time!

Working with this project, you’ll learn how to crochet a hood without a point. I know, not everyone likes pointy hoods.

  • DESIGNED by: Wilma Westenberg
  • PROJECT TYPE: hat
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: upper beginner
a grey bulky crocheted hooded scarf on a woman

Photos by Wilma Westenberg / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on wilmade.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

11. Willow Wool Hood

This gorgeous crochet hood in the pictures below was made by Sara Sach, and it’s so vintage-looking, don’t you think? It has such a unique construction, and it’s guaranteed to be a go-to pattern year after year. It will go well with a chunky scarf and a matching pair of mittens. 

  • DESIGNED by: Sara Sach
  • PROJECT TYPE: hat
  • CRAFT: crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL: upper beginner
elongated crochet hood in dusty purple and red colors with grey faux fur border

Photos by Sara Sach / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on poshpoochdesignsdogclothes.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

12. Into The Woods Cowl

This fantastic crochet cowl in the pictures below was created by the very talented Rachel Misner, and it’s going to be your staple accessory this fall and winter time! It’s worked with a free crochet hooded cowl pattern in one large piece, so it’s super easy to assemble. What’s more, you can pair it with matching gloves!

  • DESIGNED by Rachel Misner
  • PROJECT TYPE hood
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a woman wearing a beautiful nature-colored crochet hooded cowl with lovely pom pom strings

Photos by Rachel Misner / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on eandpcrochet.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

13. Toodie Turtleneck Hoodie

This cool crochet hoodie in the pictures below was made by Michael Sellick, and it’s a really universal and fun piece that’s going to make all the difference when it’s chilly and windy! You can wear it in different ways, so it’s very versatile. Make sure to customize your colors to fit your look! Take this turtleneck hoodie crochet pattern for free and make your own.

  • DESIGNED by Michael Sellick
  • PROJECT TYPE hood
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a man wearing a crochet turtleneck hood with strings with faux fur pom poms

Photos by Michael Sellick / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on thecrochetcrowd.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

14. Bernat Crochet Bear Hood

What a cuteness overload with this bernat crochet bear hood! An adorable baby shower gift that will not only warm up the cute little head but also look unbelievably lovely. The beginner-friendly pattern that is quick to make. Choose super soft velvet yarn for extra suggliness and an eye-catching look. A project made in two sizes so that you can adjust it accordingly to your needs.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE hood
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a baby in a soft crochet bear hood covering shoulders and a top part of the chest

Photos by Yarnspirations Design Studio / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

15. Cozy Ribbed Hood

Get cold weather ready with an unexpected crochet project like this cute and warm hood. The design is perfect for windy and cold times when you can expect sudden weather changes. It is a versatile piece that you can always have at hand and use when needed. Wear it over a jacket, blouse, or heavy coat. It will work amazingly and look super cute. Pick your favorite color and crochet away!

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • THIS VERSION by Red Heart Design Team
  • PROJECT TYPE hood
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
a woman wearing crochet ribbed hood with cowl

Photos by Red Heart Design Team / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

16. Hooded Cowl

A crochet pattern that surprises you with many bonuses along the way. First of all, Crochet with Carrie has created it to be beginner-friendly. Second of all, it helps you create super warm and cozy protection for not only your head but also your neck and shoulders. Cold winter months will never be a threat to you. Third of all, it is just a beautifully textured, simple, and timeless design that is fun and quick to make. All that we need is this kind of crochet pattern. 

  • DESIGNED by Crochet with Carrie
  • PROJECT TYPE hood
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
beautiful white crochet hooded cowl on a woman

Photos by Crochet with Carrie / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on crochetwithcarrie.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

17. Babuska Cowl

Get cold weather ready with an unexpected crochet project like this cute and warm hood. The design is perfect for windy and cold times when you can expect sudden weather changes. A versatile piece that you can always have at hand and use when needed. Wear it over a jacket, blouse, or heavy coat. It will work amazingly and look super cute. Pick your favorite color and crochet away!

  • DESIGNED by Regina Weiss
  • PROJECT TYPE hood cowl
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a woman styled as a grandma textured crochet hood combined with bulky shawl

Photos by Regina Weiss / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on moralefiber.blog, or read more about it on Ravelry.

18. Red Heart Crochet Balaclava

Stand out from the crowd both in style and in comfort. This amazing yet easy balaclava design by Yarnspirations is a simple way to add a flare to your everyday look and protect yourself from the cold at the same time. With just a half-double crochet stitch, you will create this show-stopper of a fashion piece that made a huge appearance last season.

Making balaclava is a great way to learn how to crochet a rounded hood.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations
  • PROJECT TYPE balaclava
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
bright crochet balaclava on a woman

Photos by Yarnspirations / yarnspirations.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com.

19. The Coodie Cowl

When the temperature is low and strong winds are not easy on us, we need proper protection from unfriendly weather. Lisa Auch has created a crochet pattern that combines two of the greatest clothing pieces that are known for their ability to warm us up even during the coldest days. She has joined a turtleneck, a cowl, and a hood together to create this amazing Coodie Cowl. You will never want to take it off again! 

  • DESIGNED by Lisa Auch
  • PROJECT TYPE cowl hood
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL upper beginner
a grey bulky crocheted hood with a cowl

Photos by Lisa Auch / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on crochet-patterns-free.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

20. Caron Granny Square Balaclava

Crochet granny squares are amazing, we all know that. They are easy to make, they have many different styles, you can use whatever colors you want, and you can create pretty much everything by just sewing them together. Have you ever tried to create a proper balaclava with them though? If not, you definitely need to check this pattern from Yarnspirations Design Studio! If yes, you will appreciate this one for sure.

  • DESIGNED by Yarnspirations Design Studio
  • PROJECT TYPE cowl hood
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
a woman wearing a bright crochet balaclava

Photos by Yarnspirations Design Studio / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on yarnspirations.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

21. Detachable Hood

The weather is not always chilly enough to wear a hooded cape or blouse. For those days, Ashlea Konecny has come up with a solution and has created this free crochet pattern. The detachable crochet hood can be worn with literally anything. Whether it is a jacket, a vest, or a simple tee, you will fancy it. Besides, it’s made with easy granny stitch, so all beginners will enjoy this project.

  • DESIGNED by Ashlea Konecny
  • PROJECT TYPE hood
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
cheerful bright striped detachable crochet hood made with granny stripe stitches

Photos Ashlea Konecny / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on hearthookhome.com, or read more about it on Ravelry.

22. Crocheted Hood

Add a flare to your outfits with one simple crochet hood by Bonnie Groening. Whether it is for a farmer’s market run or a bicycle ride, your neck and head will never get cold anymore. This design protects you from the wind and low temperatures. Also, you can easily line it with cotton tissue for comfort or maybe some fleece for extra warmth. Then all there’s left to do is to enjoy your new crochet accessory.

  • DESIGNED by Bonnie Groening
  • PROJECT TYPE hood
  • CRAFT crochet
  • SKILL LEVEL beginner
bright blue with plump lines solid crochet hood with closed neck

Photos Boonie Groening / ravelry.com

Find the original free pattern on Ravelry.

Summary

So, do you feel now that you know how to crochet a hood with these instructions above? Follow the free hood crochet pattern in PDF, video tutorial, or written form and make a cozy and trendy accessory for your midseason and winter wardrobe.

Besides, we still don’t have a post where you can find a knitted hood pattern for free, but for now, you can check the Cute Knitted Hooded Blankets Free Patterns. Do you need instructions for knitters also? Write in the comments, please.

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4 Comments

  1. I made the thick and thin hood and it will only fit a child. The pattern is quick and easy .Is there an adult pattern?

    1. Hi Mary, please contact the author of this pattern, sadly we don’t know if there’s an adult version of this hood 🙁

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