Knitting projects for cozy hoods, hooded scarves, and hooded cowls. Most patterns are free.
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Hooded Cabled Cowl
Neckwarmer with hood knit with an 8-row repeat cable. Fits under most jackets. Designed by Erin Kate Archer. Worsted weight yarn.
Harriet Hooded Scarf
Cabled scarf in chunky yarn with pointed ends and tassels. Designed by Jo Allport. A kit is also available.
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Adult and child size pullover hood with cable trim. Bulky yarn. Sizes Toddler Ages 4 – 6; Ages 7 – 12; Teen/Small Adult; Large Adult. Designed by Gretchen Tracy of Balls to the Walls Knits.
Ice Queen Cowl Hood
An exquisite lace cowl using a simple feather and fan pattern with shaping incorporated into the lace. Two options with on using garter stitch and one using stockinette. Instructions for optional beading. Designed by Rosemary (Romi) Hill. Pictured projects by LeStyleophile and debcelley.
Textured hood with cable braid brim in two sizes. Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed for Cascade Yarns by Adina Logsdon who named it after an Irish fairy fortress.
Hooded Lace Scarf
Jodi Lewanda’s hooded scarf features a lace pattern looks great in multi-color yarn.
Hooded Tweed Cowl
Buttoned hood from Mary Maxim. Free with registration at Mary Maxim – just requires name and email address.
Friend of the Forest Hood
Gretchen Tracy’s hood features a rounded crown and sizing that will fit kids through adults.
More Free Patterns
Red Heart’s large cowl easily converts into a hood and is a quick cozy knit in super bulky yarn.
Cozy hood is simple garter stitch rectangle cleverly folded and seamed.
Iris Bloom Bonnet
This combination of hood and hat from Balls to the Walls Knits features a diamond latice stitch pattern that looks great in variegated yarn.
Easy Hooded Cowl
Cozy hood by Gina Michele is a quick knit in super bulky yarn.
An oversized hood worked in one piece with shaping, moss stitch detail, and rolled brim – no seaming required! Quick knit in super bulky yarn. Designed by Lily Kate France.
Hooded Pocket Scarf
Nikki McGonigal’s scarf features a celtic cable pattern, pockets, and a hood.
Garter Stitch Hooded Scarf
Idlewild Alaska’s easy scarf is designed for garter stitch but you can easily adapt the pattern to your favorite stitch.
Hooded Lace Scarf
Jodi Snyder’s hooded scarf features features alace pattern that zigzags down a textured background.
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Courtney Spainhower’s hood couldn’t be easier. Just knit a rectangle in garter stitch and seam according to her instructions. Pictured project by fluffymoonhair
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Vanessa Ewing designed this cozy hood with a lace border for Plymouth Yarn.
Curving Lattice Hooded Scarf
This hooded scarf designed by Jenni Hodges features lace and a tassel.
Patterns for Purchase
A wide leaf lace brim on a fitted crown turns this hat into a hood. Sport weight yarn. Designed by Kari-Helene Rane
Pixie Hooded Scarf With Pockets
Scarf knit in garter stitch. Designed by Lynnette Hulse. Worsted weight yarn. One of the 20 patterns in Garter Stitch Revival: 20 Creative Knitting Patterns Featuring the Simplest Stitch
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Trifecta Hooded Scarf With Pockets
Textured scarf with cables. Aran weight yarn. Designed by Lauren Riker of GirlyKnits
Adult and Child Sized Hooded Scarf
The Tuft Hooded Scarf is a quick knit in super bulky yarn. Sizes are for 12/18 months, Toddler, Child, Teen, Adult
Mommy and Me Reversible Hoods
Love the texture of these hoods that are sized for tweens and teens up through adults.
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- This pattern is also available in Love of Knitting Winter 2016
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Through the Woods Hood
Kalurah Hudson designed this adult version of the hooded cowl.
Textured Hooded Cowl
I love the way this hood fastens in front. In sizes Toddler, Child, Adult. Quick project that can easily be made in one night in super bulky yarn.
I love the way the cables frame the face in this hooded scarf.
Northanger Abbey Hood
Catherine Salter Bayar was inspired by Jane Austen’s works to design an elegant knitted lace wrap with a hood.
Mocha Hoodie Hat
This half-hat/half-hood whimsical creation is a quick-knit design adorned with playful pompoms.