November 2010
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
18 stitches and 24 rows = 4 inches
in Stockinette Stitch
US 8 - 5.0 mm
525 yards (480 m)
one size
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Levee is a hood with long scarf tails worked in a pretty, easy to work, and not too open lacy stitch pattern with garter stitch trims. The hood is substantial enough to provide warmth, but light enough to not add a lot of bulk at the back of your neck when worn down. As much as I love hats, I get crazy “hat head” instantly, so once I put one on it has to stay on. But with a hood I can keep keep warm without plastering my bangs to my forehead!
Photos by the amazing Carrie Bostick Hoge.