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Balaclava Helmet

This pattern was adapted from a WWII-era British Good Housekeeping leaflet entitled "Good Housekeeping's Forces' Knitting Book".

Materials Required: 3 oz. (approx 500 yds) Lt. Wt. DK or sport weight yarn. [Ed. note: 75-110 yd/oz, 240-360 m/100g]

Needles: Size 6 (4.00 mm) DP needles or size needed to obtain gauge

Gauge: 7 sts/in

Cast on 108 sts. Divide sts evenly onto three needles (36 sts per needle). Mark beginning of round.

Work in K4, P 2 rib for 4".

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