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‘The Hood Life’ Bonnet & Hood – Knitting Pattern


Welcome to The Hood Life! Two designs in one with this downloadable pattern…
Chloe wears the Hood in Pewter Brown & Damson and the Bonnet in Olive & Terracotta (these are two of our limited edition colours)
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This intermediate pattern explains how to make both the balaclava style hood, as well as the vintage style bonnet.

Knit up in a couple of hours, both designs are made in a textured purl stitch. The bonnet has long ties so you can wear it loose in a relaxed bohemian style, or tie in a bow. The balaclava style hood has a cosy neck to keep you warm and looks great worn under a jacket.

Both styles are knit back and forth on circular needles, with the hood finishing off in the round while you knit the neck. The back decreases in a lovely style so it looks great from all angles! The hood even looks stylish worn down if it gets too warm.

One size only which fits all the LAD head sizes (and there are quite an array here!)

Size when made

One size only which fits all the LAD head sizes (and there are quite an array here!)

About this knitting pattern
Gauge: 9 stitches x
14 rows = 10cm
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Knitting Kit – ‘The Hood Life’ Bonnet & Hood


Our famous LAD knit kits come with everything you need to make this knitting pattern.

You'll need
1 x 200g Ball Super Chunky Yarn
10mm Circular knitting needles (40cm Cord)
Optional: 8mm crochet hook
Tapestry Needle
Stitch Markers
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Crochet Hook


Stitch Stoppers


Stitch Markers – large


10mm Knitting Needles

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Super Chunky Yarn


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