NOTEHood may be worked on circular needles or straight needles.
VERSION A: HOOD (worked in-the-round on circular needles)
Rnds 5-8 Knit.
Rep Rnds 1-8 for in-the-round version.
Hood (in-the-rnd version)
With circular needles, cast on 48 (52) sts. Join, taking care not to twist sts. Place marker for beg of rnds. Work in pat for in-the-rnd version until 23" from beg, ending with pat Rnd 4. Last rnd Bind off in purl. Weave in ends.
VERSION B: HOOD (worked flat, back and forth on straight needles)
Rows 1 & 3 (RS) Purl.
Rows 2 & 4 Knit.
Rows 5 & 7 Knit.
Rows 6 & 8 Purl.
Rep Rows 1-8 for flat version.
Hood (flat version)
With straight needles, cast on 50 (54) sts. Work in pat for flat version until 23" from beg, ending with pat Row 4. Last row Bind off in purl. Sew back seam. Weave in ends.