14 Free
Cowl Neck & Turtleneck sweaters
Crochet Patterns


Keep warm in a truly classic design with one of these free crochet turtleneck and cowl neck sweater patterns.

Free Crochet Cowl Neck Sweater Patterns

Woman walking and wearing red cowl neck sweater.
Photo: sincerelypam.com

Sunday Sweater Crochet Pattern from Sincerely Pam

The Sunday Sweater is a free cowl neck crochet pattern; it is crocheted from the top down, and the sleeves are crocheted in the raglan style.

SIZE: nine sizes ranging from XS to 5X. Detailed measurements for each size are on the pattern page.
YARN WEIGHT: #5 / Bulky / Chunky / Craft weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: the amount of yarn required depends on the size you make and ranges from 625 yards to 1525 yards.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 9 mm (M/N-13) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a tapestry needle, measuring tape, stitch marker, and scissors.

Woman wearing crocheted cowl neck pullover.
Photo: ktandthesquid.com

Scheuber Pullover from KT and the Squid

The Scheuber Pullover is a free crochet pattern suitable for intermediate crocheters. It has a cowl neck and is worked from the top down in the round – no seaming!

SIZE: instructions are for sizes XS up to 3X; to fit chest measurements from 28″ up to 50″.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: depending on the size, you will need anywhere from 600 g to 1200 g of yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: four stitch markers, a tapestry needle, and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Single Crochet, Herringbone Double Crochet, and Reverse Single Crochet.

Woman wearing crochet cowl neck sweater outside.
Photo: itchinforsomestitchin.com

Moravia Cowlneck Sweater from Itchin’ For Some Stitchin’

This free crochet pattern is easy to put together and is suitable for an advanced beginner.

SIZE: the free version has instructions for the small size, designed to fit a 32-34″ chest, is 17″ in length, and 14½”-15: wide from shoulder to shoulder. It has a 9″ neck opening and 17″ sleeve length from underarm to cuff. Patten instructions for sizes Xs to 5X are available in the PDF version that can be purchased.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: you will need six 100 g skeins, approximately 1308 yards of yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a measuring tape, stitch markers, scissors, and a tapestry needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: crochet knit stitch; you will be working stitches into the back loop only and the 3rd loop in this pattern.

Woman wearing crochet cowl neck sweater.
Photo: lulostitchco.com

The Meadow Pullover from Lulo Stitch Co

The Meadow Pullover is a crochet cowl neck sweater featuring beautifully textured cuffs, hemline, and cowl. The main body of the sweater is worked in simple single crochet.

SIZE: nine sizes, from XS up to 5XL.
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Baby Sport from Bernat.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6 mm (J-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a tape measure, and a tapestry needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: the Sedge Stitch.

Woman in cream colored crochet cowl neck sweater.
Photo: eandpcrochet.com

The Willow Sweater from Evelyn and Peter Crochet

The Willow Sweater is a crochet raglan-style sweater with a cozy cowl neck. This crochet design is worked in continuous rounds and has no seams and no sewing.

SIZE: XS, S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X.
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: you will need six 100 g skeins of yarn for the XS size; seven skeins for S/M/L; eight skeins for XL/2X/3X; and nine skeins for 4X/5X.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4.25 mm (G) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a stitch marker, scissors, a measuring tape, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Single Crochet, Extended Single Crochet, Front Post Half Double Crochet, and Back Post Half Double Crochet.

Free Crochet Turtleneck Patterns

Cropped lenght gray crochet turtleneck sweater.
Photo: revelcrochet.com

The Surprise Sweater Crochet Pattern from Revel Crochet

The Surprise Sweater is a free pattern and features a lovely draped turtleneck and cropped length. There are details in the instructions for lengthening the sweater if you prefer.

SIZE: XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X. There are detailed measurements in the pattern.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: stitch markers, scissors, and a tapestry needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Back Loop Only, Back Post Double Crochet, Front Post Double Crochet, and Stacked Double Crochet.

Mustard colored crochet turtleneck.
Photo: hookedonhomemadehappiness.com

That 70’s Sweater from Hooked On Homemade Happiness

That 70’s Sweater is a free crochet turtleneck sweater pattern that requires no sewing. Designed in the raglan style, it is worked from the top down and has a cropped hemline and negative ease.

SIZE: S, M, L, XL, 2X, and 3X.
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn, e.g., Alpaca Cloud from We Crochet.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 7/8/9/10/11/12 x 50 g skeins.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5 mm (H-8) and 6 mm (J-10) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: a yarn needle and scissors.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Double Crochet and Herringbone Double Crochet.

Woman in crochet turtleneck with diamond pattern.
Photo: lifeandyarn.com

Diamond Crochet Sweater from Life and Yarn

The Diamond Crochet Sweater is a free turtleneck pattern suitable for intermediate crocheters or determined beginners.

SIZE: XS, S, M, L, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X. Detailed measurements are included in the pattern.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Aran Irish Tweed from Mary Maxim.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: 1200, 1350, 1500, 1650, 1850, 1950, 2150, 2350 yards.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6 mm (J-10) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: two stitch markers, scissors, and a yarn needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Single Crochet, Foundation Double Crochet, Front Post Double Crochet, Back Post Double Crochet, Front Post Treble Crochet.

Woman in crochet turtleneck with contrasting sleeves.
Photo: cococrochetlee.com

The Sterling Road Sweater – Turtleneck Crochet Pattern from Coco Crochet Lee

This free crochet turtleneck sweater pattern is suited to intermediate-level crocheters. The sweater is worked from the top down and uses contrasting yarn on the sleeves and hem.

SIZE: Small, Medium, Large, XL, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X.
YARN WEIGHT: #3 / Light / DK / Light Worsted weight yarn. #1 / Super Fine / Sock / Fingering weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: depending on size, you will need 9-13 x 100 g skeins of the DK weight yarn and one 100 g skein of the fingering weight yarn.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 3.25 mm (D-3) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: a large yarn needle, scissors, a measuring tape, and four stitch markers.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Half Double Crochet, Front Post Half Double Crochet, and Back Post Half Double Crochet.

Gray crochet mock-turtleneck cropped lenght sweater.
Photo: twoofwands.com

Empire Crop from Two of Wands

The Empire Crop is a free, mock turtleneck, cropped sweater pattern. The pattern is rated as an easy-level crochet pattern and works up quickly.

SIZE: the pattern is written for three sizes; XS/S for a 41″ (104 cm) bust, M/L for a 49: (124 cm) bust, and XL/XXL for a 56½” (144 cm) bust. There are more detailed measurements in the pattern.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Vel-Luxe Yarn from Lion Brand.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: five 150 g skeins for the XS/S size, six skeins for the M/L, and seven skeins for the XL/XXL.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 8 mm (L-11) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: stitch markers, scissors, measuring tape, and a tapestry needle.

Oversized crochet turtleneck sweater.
Photo: hopefulhoney.com

Fallow Fawn Roll Neck Sweater from Hopeful Honey

The Fallow Fawn Sweater is a free crochet pattern; it is an oversized sweater with a lovely soft drape and classic turtleneck style.

SIZE: the pattern is written for three sizes, XS/S, M/L, and XL/XXL.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: you will need 1330 yards of yarn for the XS/S, 1675 yards for the M/L, and 1975 yards for the XL/XXL.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 8 mm (L-11) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors, a tapestry needle, and a measuring tape.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Foundation Single Crochet.

Video: Yarn Cakes, LLC

Crochet Oversized Turtleneck Sweater DIY Pattern & Tutorial from Yarn Cakes LLC

This crochet turtleneck sweater tutorial is for the small-sized sweater; sizes XS to 3Xl are in the paid version of the pattern.

YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Super Saver from Red Heart.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: about 635 g of yarn for the small sweater.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 5.50 mm (I-9) crochet hook.
NOTIONS: scissors and a tapestry needle.

Classic crochet turtleneck sweater.
Photo: makeanddocrew.com

The Snowbound Sweater from Make & Do Crew

This free pattern will teach you how to crochet a top-down sweater that you can try on as you go. The Snowbound Sweater features a simple stitch pattern and a classic turtleneck, and you can adjust the length too. To help you master this beginner-friendly crochet pattern there is a detailed step-by-step photo tutorial.

SIZE: XS, S, M, L, 1X, 2X, 3X, 4X, 5X.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn, e.g., Heartland from Lion Brand.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 6.50 mm (K-10 ½) and 8 mm (L-11) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: stitch markers or safety pins, scissors, a measuring tape, and a tapestry needle.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Extended Single Crochet, and Back Loop Only Crochet.

Woman in crochet turtleneck sweater.
Photo: crochetwithcarrie.com

Crochet Cozy Turtleneck Sweater from Crochet With Carrie

A cozy crochet turtleneck sweater pattern perfect for beginners, it has a simple ribbed hemline and is slightly oversized. There is also a YouTube video tutorial for visual guidance.

SIZE: S, M, L, Xl, 2Xl, and 3XL.
YARN WEIGHT: #4 / Medium / Worsted / Aran weight yarn.
HOW MUCH YARN DO I NEED?: the small size requires 16 x 50 g skeins, M/L needs 17 skeins, XL/2XL 18 skeins, and 3XL 19 skeins.
RECOMMENDED HOOK SIZE: 4 mm (G-6) and 5 mm (H-8) crochet hooks.
NOTIONS: a darning needle, scissors, measuring tape, and stitch markers.
SPECIAL STITCHES/TECHNIQUES USED: Back Loop Only.

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