HNW - snood and hair net patterns

Carolyn Kayta Barrows kayta at
Sun Jul 11 19:10:50 PDT 1999

>I had hoped to someday get to the magazine archives at the library to
>check out some possibilities in WW2 ladies mags.  Photos from that era
>show Rosie the Riveter and her cohorts wearing snoods/hair nets to keep
>their hair out of their work and still look fashionable.  Other than
>that, the crochet snoods we are familiar with appear to be a Victorian
>phenomenon, with some also being shown in the Civil War era. 

If you mean 1950's instead of 1850's, I have seen patterns for these, even
own some.

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