Step 1: Getting Started
Free Crochet Pattern - Winter Hood or "Snood"
If you love the look of a cowl but enjoy the warmth of a winter hood, our winter hood pattern may be the perfect combination to accent your winter wardrobe. This easy crochet pattern incorporates a pretty shell stitch combined with a basic V stitch to create a warm fabric that is still soft and pliable. You'll enjoy crocheting and then wearing your winter hood.
Crochet a winter hood in a variety of colors to compliment your closet! This unique and snuggly winter hood or snood crochet pattern was Kindly Contributed by Designer: Willow Eicher of Willow's Crochet and Craft Store. Pattern Copyright © 2001 Willow Eicher. All Rights Reserve.
Skill Level: Beginner - Easy
Materials: 8 oz. Worsted Weight Yarn--I used Red Heart Super Saver in Teal; Susan Bates I hook.
Finished Size: Front--15"; Back--18"; Circumference--39"
Pattern Notes: Abbreviations and Charts
Beg: begin(ing); Ch(s): chain(s); Cl: cluster(s); Dc: double crochet; Jn: join; Lp(s): loop(s); Patt: pattern; Prev: previous; Rem: remaining; Rep: repeat; Sc: single crochet; Sk: skip; Sl: slip; St: stitch; Sl st: slip stitch; Sp: space
Shell Stitch: (3dc, ch 2, 3dc) in indicated stitch or space
V-Stitch: (dc, ch1, dc) in indicated stitch or space
Step 2: Pattern Instructions
Foundation ch--ch 131 or 39" in multiples of 10 + 1
Row 1: sc in second ch from hook and each ch across (130 sc).
Row 2: ch 4; dc in 1sr sc; sk next 4 sc; (3 dc, ch 2, 3 dc) <shell made> in next sc; *sk next 4 sc; (dc, ch 2, dc) <v-stitch made> in next sc; sk next 4 sc; work shell in next sc; rep from * across to last 5 sc; sk next 4 sc; (dc, ch 1, dc) in last sc.
Row 3: ch 3, turn; 3 dc in 1st dc; *in the ch 2 sp of next shell, work v-stitch; in ch 2 sp of next v-stitch, work shell; rep from * across to turning ch from prev row; work (3 dc, ch 1, dc) in turning ch.
Row 4: ch 3, turn; dc in 1st ch 1 sp; *work shell in ch 2 sp of next v-stitch; work v-stitch in ch 2 sp of next shell; rep from * across to turning ch from prev row; work (dc, ch 1, dc) in turning ch.
Rows 5-25: rep rows 3 and 4; finish off after row 25.
Holding right and left ends together and working through both layers, 3 sc in the open space at the end of rows (turning chain areas). Turn hood right side out so that the seam is now inside the hood.
Row 26: starting in the 4th shell stitch of row 25, join yarn with a slip stitch; ch 3, dc in same st; *work shell in next v-stitch; work v-stitch in next shell; rep from *3x; work shell in next v-stitch; (dc, ch 1, dc) in next shell.
Row 27: ch 3, turn; work 3 dc in 1st ch 1 space; *work v-stitch in next shell; work shell in next v-stitch; rep from *3x; work v-stitch in next shell; work (3 dc, ch 1, dc) in turning ch.
Row 28: ch 3, turn; dc in 1st ch 1 sp; *work shell in next v-stitch; work v-stitch in next shell; rep from *3x; work shell in next v-stitch; (dc, ch 1, dc) in turning ch from prev row.
Row 29: Rep row 27. Finish off after row 29. Weave in ends.
Note: This pattern is for your own personal use only. Please do not reproduce this pattern in any form without the designer's express, written permission. Every effort has been made to provide accurate and complete instructions. I cannot be responsible for your personal stitch variances, human errors, or typographical mistakes.
Created by Willow Eicher Created on 08/05/2001 7:35 PM