Jessica Carey

Hey, everyone! I’m Jessica, the founder behind The Hook Nook, and I REALLY like to make pretty things. For the last several years I’ve gone from teaching myself to crochet, to selling my makes to friends and family, to opening an Etsy shop, to pattern designing and now I am so fortunate to have worked with some of the biggest brands and companies in the fiber industry from all around the world. You can now find my own The Hook Nook brand designer crochet hooks, yarn and craft accessories at in my online shop and at various retailers!

Perfectly Puff Beanie & Cowl Crochet Pattern Set



The secret is out about my brand new collection of products in collaboration with my friends at American Crafts and now you can purchase at my SHOP!I AM SO STINKING EXCITED!!! Today I get to share with you TWO fun projects you can make using my new Main Squeeze yarn and, I’ve gotta say, I’m pretty stoked on these designs. <3

Have you seen the collection yet?? Click here to check out the full line of goodies at The Hook Nook Shop!

It was important to me to design something that was approachable to most crocheters, but also was super fun to create. Plus, it doesn’t hurt that the set makes for a FANTASTIC holiday gift idea, or market stock. So, without further adieu, meet my newest babies - Perfectly Puff Beanie and Perfectly Puff Cowl! And just look at that color - so so deliciously pigmented. Main Squeeze yarn is going to become, well, your main squeeze.

***Note: Grab all of the materials for this project in THNLife Shop! Click here.

This is a personal blog. All editorial content and projects are intellectual property of Jessica Carey, designer of The Hook Nook. This post was sponsored by JOANN Stores but all ideas and opinions are my own.

Let’s do this!


Method : crochet

Skill Level : easy

Hook : The Hook Nook Designer Crochet hook - J / 6mm

Other : The Hook Nook Notions Kit

Yarn : [Beanie] 170 yds The Hook Nook Main Squeeze - color : Peacock Feathers

[Cowl] 2 skeins of The Hook Nook Main Squeeze - color : Peacock Feathers

                         (worsted, wt 4 / 100% acrylic)


CH : chain

PS : puff stitch

Sl St : slip stitch

st : stitch

sts : stitches

sp : space

GAUGE : 7 sts x 7 rows = 4”x4” in pattern sequence


COWL DIMENSIONS: 10.5” x 13.5”


‍This pattern is written for two sizes, child and adult. Child size will fit approximately ages 6-13, and adult size should fit 13+. Sizes are written in pattern as: (Child/Adult)


When beginning a new round, remember to alternate your placement of your first puff stitch. On odd rows, begin to the left of the previous row’s first puff stitch, and on even rows begin to the right of the previous row’s first puff stitch. This will allow your seam to remain straight instead of slanting at an angle.


CH 84, Sl St to first CH, without twisting your CH.

  1. CH 1, [PS, CH 1, sk 1] Repeat [ ] around. Sl St to first PS.
  2. CH 1, [PS, CH 1, sk 1] in CH 1 sp. Repeat [ ] around. Sl St to first PS.
  3. Repeat Step 2 until your piece measures 10”/11.5” tall. Finish off, weave in ends.


CH 56/64, Sl St to first CH, without twisting your CH.

  1. CH 1, [PS, CH 1, sk 1] Repeat [ ] around. Sl St to first PS.
  2. CH 1, [PS, CH 1, sk 1] in CH 1 sp. Repeat [ ] around. Sl St to first PS.
  3. Repeat Step 2 until your piece measures 10”/11.5” tall.
  4. Close up top of beanie by following assembly instructions. Finish off, weave in ends.


Lay your beanie down with your seam in the center. Insert your hook through the same space as your last Sl St and through to the other side of the beanie as well. Sl St these two sides together.This should create two “petals” on either side of the Sl St. Fold the center of each “petal” to the center and slip stitch them together as well. You should have four “petals” at this point. Repeat the same process again, bringing in the center of two of those four “petals” to the center and Sl St them together. Repeat with the other two of the four “petals”. You should have eight “petals”. Now, working from “petal” to “petal”, Sl St them together as you work in a circle. After Sl St’ing all eight “petals”, Sl St to the first section to close up this circle.

I hope you love these projects as much as I do - perfectly trendy and cozy all in one. Stay tuned for SO MANY more fun ideas with my exciting new collection!!

Don't forget to share your progress online and use hashtag #thehooknookers to share with our communities! Be sure to follow along with me on Instagram to see more fun inspiration and stay in the loop with what’s to come! Thank you to my friends at JOANN Stores for helping me create such a fun project!

But seriously... you've GOT to check out the full The Hook Nook Collection at the SHOP! Click here to browse!!

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