Forestbrook Cowl Pattern (1 year – Adult)

Hi friends! The Sydney Cowl has been a long time favorite of mine. I recently made the cowl with awesome chunky yarn so I thought I’d share my pattern!! I’ve named it the “Forestbrook Cowl.”


  • Hook (Bates, M13, 9mm hook)
  • Scissors
  • Tapestry/yarn needle
  • One skein of Bernat Mix Home from Michaels, one skein of Bernat Home Bundle from JoAnns, or one-two skeins of Wool-Ease Thick & Quick from Michaels, JoAnns or Wal-Mart


  • CS (chain stitch)
  • DC (double crochet)
  • SC (single crochet)
  • Slip Stitch
  • CH 1, Skip 1, DC (chain 1, skip 1, double crochet)


  • Slip stitch into second chain stitch to end each row.
  • Chain 4 to begin a new row.


3-4 year old child size:

  • Chain 51
  • Slip stitch into first CS to make first loop.
  • Chain 4
  • Skip chain and first stitch and DC into second stitch from the chain.
  • *CH 1, Skip 1, DC* for 25 stitches
  • There will be a total of 26 DC & 25 CS.
  • You will continue the pattern around the cowl for a total of 12 rounds. Crochet 15 rounds if you wish for the cowl to be fuller.
  • As a finishing touch, add a row of single crochet around the bottom & top of the cowl.
  • Sew in ends.
  • Add fringe if desired.


1-2 year old:

Chain 45, complete 10 rounds


5-12 year old:

Chain 55, complete 15 rounds

*Please note: If you use Thick & Quick Yarn, you will need 2 skeins to complete the 5-12 year old pattern.


  • Chain 59, complete 17 rounds


Small Adult:

  • Chain 61, complete 18 rounds


Large Adult:

  • Chain 65, complete 18 rounds



Add additional rounds to create a fuller look or fewer rounds for a lighter look.


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  • You may sell products made from my patterns. I do ask that you credit my blog on your Etsy/websites as well as on all social media outlets by tagging me on Instagram @southerndaycrochet & on Facebook Southern Day Crochet. Please use #southerndaycrochet for a chance to be featured on my Instagram as well! I love seeing your work!!


Thanks for checking out the tutorial! I hope it was helpful. Please comment below or email with questions.


Kim 🖤🌻➰


“She seeks wool and flax & works with willing hands.” Proverbs 31:13


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