Knit Helmet with Purled Face Opening No. 657 by Corticelli

Knit Helmet with Purled Face Opening No. 657

Knitting
January 1918
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
US 5 - 3.75 mm
One Size
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Pattern notes: “Those of our soldiers who have experienced discomfort in wearing a helmet on account of the tightness around the opening for the face will commend this style.
The purling gives a snug fitting but elastic opening that will not bind.”

Corticelli Knitola Fingering Yarn 4oz (2 balls)
Oxford No. 69

Four No. 5 double point bone knitting needles

The pattern is on page 57 of the booklet