Calico Parka Hood by Faye Kennington
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Calico Parka Hood

October 2014
Aran (8 wpi) ?
17 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette stitch, blocked
US 6 - 4.0 mm
210 yards (192 m)
Toddler*(S) (16”/41 cm), Child (M) (18”/46 cm), Average Adult (L) (20-22”/ 50-56 cm), Large Adult (XL) (22-24”/ 56-61 cm).
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One of the joys of winter is pulling a deep (faux) fur trimmed hood up and over your head. Malabrigo Nube pompoms trim the hood beautifully. This hood can be made in 4 sizes to fit everyone.

Pattern includes a photo tutorial for making and working with thrums.

Sizes for Head Circumferences: Toddler(S) (16”/41 cm), Child (M) (18”/46 cm), Average Adult (L) (20-22”/ 50-56 cm), Large Adult (XL) (22-24”/ 56-61 cm).*

Finished Measurements: Toddler(S) (8”/20 cm deep x 11”/28 cm high), Child(M) (9”/23 cm x deep x 12.5”/32 cm high), Average Adult (L) (10”/25 cm deep x 14”/ 36 cm high), Large Adult (XL) (11”/ 28 cm deep x 16”/ 41 cm high).*

Yarn: 210 yards/ 192 meters Malabrigo Merino Worsted in “ Frost Gray” 606 or “Pearl” 36; 113 g (3.99 oz) Malabrigo Nube in “Glitter” 48.
Tools: US6 (4mm) Circular Needle (24”/60 cm long) (or size to meet gauge), or US6 (4mm) Straight Needles and US6 (4mm) double pointed needles (or size to meet gauge); scrap yarn; pom pom maker (optional), brush (optional), tapestry needle.