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« on: January 18, 2006 05:30:13 PM »

basically I want a pattern for a hood that is tight-fitting (won't fall down!)

something sort of like an adult sized version of these childrens balaclava hoods would work...

preferably using worsted, or better yet bulky yarn
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2006 12:54:29 AM »

There's an adult pattern for a balaclava at the V&A site: http://www.vam.ac.uk/collections/fashion/knitting/1940s/index.html

And a few in my bookmarks: http://del.icio.us/yclept/balaclava
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« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2006 08:35:37 PM »

If you have an A.C. Moore Craft store near you, they have displays for these in knitting and crocheting along with the yarn for the job- a pattons wool.  The purpose is actually helmet liners for the boys overseas.  Its a charity thing they are running, but the patterns are great, (they had examples), free,  and hopfully can be found in your area!
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« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2006 08:37:49 PM »

or how about the ones that look like raggedy anne dols or pro wrestlers that are in the stitch and botch section of this web site? haha, just kidding!
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