Hoods and Hoodies Knitting Patterns

by | Oct 28, 2015 | Accessories, Cowls, Hats, Sweaters

Hood and Hoodie Knitting Patterns, many free patterns

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Cozy hoods keep you warm without messing with your hairstyle. Hooded scarves and cowls convert easily into substitutes for hats when needed and hooded pullovers and cardigans are stylish and practical.

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Free Knitting Patterns

Curving Lattice Hooded Scarf Free Knitting pattern

Curving Lattice Hooded Scarf

This hooded scarf designed by Jenni Hodges features lace and a tassel.

Free knitting pattern for Cowl Hood in Bobble and Leaf Pattern and more hood knitting patterns

Bobble and Leaf Cowl Hood

JUST ADDED! Designed by Lana Grossa this accessory can be worn as a hood or turned down into a cowl. Approx. 15” [38 cm] tall and 37” [94 cm] in circumference. Pattern is charted and the English language key is at the bottom.

Free knitting pattern for Margate Hood and more hood knitting patterns

Margate Hood

Cozy hood is simple garter stitch rectangle cleverly folded and seamed.

Hooded Neckwarmer Free Knitting Pattern and more hood knitting patterns

Hooded Neckwarmer

Vanessa Ewing designed this cozy hood with a lace border for Plymouth Yarn.

Free knitting pattern for hooded pullover and more hoodie knitting patterns

Hooded Pullover

Sweatshirt style hooded pullover with pockets designed by Julie Farmer for Red Heart UK. Sizes Small, Medium, Large, 1X, and 2X

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Campfire Hoodie

Hooded pullover designed by Garnstudio. Sizes S – M – L – XL – XXL – XXXL

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Through the Woods Hoodlet

Kalurah Hudson designed this hooded cowl for children with a nice cable detail on the back

Free Knitting Pattern for Firefly Poncho

Firefly Poncho

The hood and eyelet lace make this poncho design by Linda Wolthuis unique. Knit in one piece from the bottom front to bottom back, you knit the front tab and neck opening as you go. The hood is created by picking up stitches at the neck opening.

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Free Knitting Pattern for Hooded Cable Vest

Hooded Cable Vest

Vest with hood by Kimberly K. McAlindin features interesting textured stitch and cable details.

Free knitting pattern for Corona pullover sweater with hood and more hoodie patterns


Teresa Gregorio designed this hoodie pullover sweater with diamond pattern trim. Sizes 28″ – 54″

Free knitting pattern for Lara's Cowl hood and more hood knitting patterns

Lara’s Cowl

Red Heart’s large cowl easily converts into a hood and is a quick cozy knit in super bulky yarn.

Enchanted Hood Free Knitting Pattern and more hood knitting patterns

Enchanting Hood

Free at Lion Brand site for registration. Adult (Multiple Sizes) S/M (L/XL)

Hooded Scarf

Elegant hooded scarf featuring cable and fringe, knit with two strands of yard held together.

Free knitting pattern for Springtime Hoodie and more hood and hoodie knitting patterns

Springtime Hoodie

Melissa Leapman designed this sweater for Kollage Yarns featuring a zipper front and bobble detail. Sizes S (M, L, XL, 1X, 2X)

Free knitting pattern for Mariah hooded pullover and more hoodie knitting patterns


Jodi Green’s zippered cardigan features knotwork panels on the sleeves and rope cables. Sizes: Chest: 37 [40, 42, 44, 48] inches

Free Knitting Pattern for Wild Thing Sweater

Wild Thing

Homero Luna designed this hoodie inspired by Max’s ‘Rumpus Suit’ from Where the Wild Things Are, this pattern is available in 19 sizes, from infant to the largest Adult size w/a finished chest circumference of 56”.

Free knitting pattern for Hobbet Dress hoodie sweater

Hobbit Dress

Agnese Vajevska designed this hooded vest knitted in one piece from the bottom up. Lacing can be replaced by buttons. Pictured project by GothKnitty

Patterns for Purchase

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Through the Woods Hood

Kalurah Hudson designed this adult version of the hooded cowl.

Leif Slipover sweater with hood knitting pattern and more hood and hoodie knitting patterns

Leif Slipover

Adrienne Larsen designed this slipover vest that features cables and a hood. Sizes 32½ (35½ , 39½ , 44½ , 49½, 51½ )” bust circumference.

Knitting pattern for hooded cowl Alasse Miriel

Alasse Miriel Hooded Cowl

This romantic design features a giant hood with a lace border that when down looks like a cape.

Northanger Abbey Hood Knitting Pattern and more hood knitting patterns

Northanger Abbey Hood

Catherine Salter Bayar was inspired by Jane Austen’s works to design an elegant knitted lace wrap with a hood.

Knitting pattern for Osprey Hooded Cardigan and more hoodie knitting patterns

Osprey Hooded Cardigan

This stylish but simple cardigan features a shawl collar and hood. Sizes 34.5″, 38″, 43.5″, 47.5″, 52″

Mocha Hoodie Hat Knitting Pattern and more hood knitting patterns

Mocha Hoodie Hat

This half-hat/half-hood whimsical creation is a quick-knit design adorned with playful pompoms.

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