It is almost as simple to knit a blanket as it is to add a knit hood to your favorite sweater for additional warmth or a change in the garment’s look. The most difficult aspect is picking up stitches along the neckline of the sweater, as this is the most visible section. After that, the hood is knitted in one piece working upward from the neckline, and then the top is crocheted together.
How do you add a hood to a knitted sweater?
The Process of Putting a Hood on a Sweater To gather the neckline, you will need a set of knitting needles that are one size smaller than normal.You will need to pick up half of the stitches that are located at the edge of the neckline.Work the rib stitch along the neckline for a distance of 2 inches (5.1 cm).
Knitting needles should be changed to the next larger size.Use the knit stitch to create the main portion of the hood.
What is knitting a hood?
The knitting of a hood is a simple and enjoyable activity that can be done by knitters of any skill level. You may knit a hood to use as a hat or you can attach a hood to the top of a sweater. To begin, knit a rectangle piece that will either be linked to a sweater or will stand on its own.
How do you fix a knitted hood that won’t knit?
Use the knit stitch to create the main portion of the hood. Insert the needle for the right hand into the first stitch on the needle for the left hand, loop the yarn over the end of the needle for the right hand, and pull this yarn through. Allow the old stitch to fall off as you replace it with the new stitch.
What size needles do I need to knit a hooded sweater?
If you do not want to collect the base of the hood, you should use knitting needles of the same size as you used for the body of the sweater. If you are unsure about the needle size that was used to knit the sweater, you should knit a test swatch on a set of needles that are US size 8 (5.0 mm) (a very common size for knitting sweaters).