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Twin Leaf Hooded Scarf

I’d like to introduce knitting feat number three – a hooded scarf I deem worthy of gracing this adorable head.

Twin Leaf Hooded Scarf

I’ve already explained the glorious potential of hooded scarves in my last post – as well as the many pitfalls (exhibit a).

It follows that when I found a design that actually worked, I didn’t just hang on to it. I had to explore its possibilities.

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And Jenny’s Head Fell Off

That was the best line from a scary story my elementary school teachers used to read out loud. You can hear it for yourself here!

If you weren’t fortunate enough to have this book as part of your childhood, and don’t care to experience it now, here’s the gist of it: A girl named Jenny always wears a ribbon around her neck, and she won’t tell her friend (later her husband) the reason why. At the end of her life, Jenny tells him he can untie it. And…

Yep. It was holding her head on.

If you happen to have a detached head, this project won’t do you much good. But if you have a firmly connected cranium—and I hope you do—you can rest easy, because it won’t strangle you either! And it will do you plenty of good as a stylish accessory that keeps your nice, normal neck warm.

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