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Storm Hood
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Storm Hood

Plain or fancy, patterned or single color, a storm hood keeps your head and neck warm in any weather. The hem tucks neatly under a jacket, and won’t slither off as you run for the plane. You can use it as a cowl collar, or as a hood. I made the one pictured from spare yarn, and matched the pattern to the one I’d made the sweater from, Sandnes Uldvarefabrik’s Sisu 431, from their Til Fjells IV, now out of print. I made my purchases from Bea Ellis, but there are a number of Sandnes suppliers in the US and Canada.

This is a great project for using up your leftover yarns. You can make it as plain or fancy as you like, depending on what you have on hand.

Sandnes YarnsNorwegian Spirit distributes the beautiful Sandnes Yarns you'll want to consider.  Norwegian Spirit's website offers a list of retailers so that you can find a source of Sandnes yarn in your area.