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Eric Lavering
(lave) - F

Locale: Western Montana
insulated hood pattern? on 04/04/2007 21:52:35 MDT Print View

I finally got my kinsman pullover from thru-hiker all cut out and ready to sew. Looking at the new hooded cocoons made me really want to add a hood. Does anyone know where I could find a pattern for an insulated hood? Or do I just have to wing it?

I've already decided to make another kinsman with momentum90 and primaloft one after this first attempt, so if I do have to make my own pattern I'll just look at this as an opportunity to work out the kinks.


Frank Deland

Locale: On the AT in VA
Ray way on 04/05/2007 17:13:06 MDT Print View

Look for a stand alone insulated hood pattern at (Ray Jardin's website) He calls it a "Bomber Hat". Golite used to sell a similar hood.

Edited by rambler on 04/05/2007 17:17:22 MDT.

Bill Thomas
(hobycat) - F
Re: insulated hood pattern? on 04/12/2007 21:55:15 MDT Print View

Look at the pattern at Thru-hiker. URL is

I've used the pattern for a couple of ponchos and plan on using it for my next insulated jacket. Suggest you first make a test hood from inexpensive material. I had to make some adjustments to the pattern to get it to fit better to the poncho.

bill t

Christopher Plesko
(Pivvay) - F

Locale: Rocky Mountains
Re: Re: insulated hood pattern? on 04/13/2007 10:59:10 MDT Print View

Would LOVE to see the results and know how it goes. I'm going to be sewing a kinsman or maxima with a hood and only a half zip or snaps soon and I haven't been able to quite make up my mind which one I want. I'm going to try the climashield insulation.