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What is a snood?

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Now don't get it mixed up with a dewlap!


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STITCH4EVER 6/27/2013 11:43AM


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SAMMIESMOM13 6/27/2013 9:48AM

    Hahaha. Thanks.

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NANCYPAT1 6/27/2013 9:20AM

    Love these bits of trivia - thanks for sharing them.

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JIMDAB 6/27/2013 5:54AM

    who makes up these names????? LOL

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123ELAINE456 6/27/2013 1:59AM

  They are very Useful Head Coverings for Your Head, Ears and Face. God Blessings to You and Everyone. Have a Marvelous Day. Take Care. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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LYNETTEMOM 6/27/2013 1:18AM

    They're about the ugliest form of hair coverings...!

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DJ4HEALTH 6/26/2013 10:25PM

    I know of a game called snood and that is that I thought of when you asked other than that I did not know!

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ELSCO55 6/26/2013 9:48PM


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FLAMENM 6/26/2013 9:46PM

    Hadn't thought of snoods since my costuming days.

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TRYINGTOLOSE64 6/26/2013 9:36PM

    You know some show dogs wear snoods too to keep them clean!!

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A_NEW_CHAPTER 6/26/2013 8:51PM

    I would love to have a snood - but I definitely don't want a dewlap.

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LETHA_ 6/26/2013 8:48PM

    I wish they would come back in style. I think they're very attractive.

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GRACEOMALLEY 6/26/2013 6:34PM

    A snood (/snuːd/, rhymes with 'food', not 'wood') is historically a type of European female headgear, or in modern times a tubular neck scarf. In the most common form the headgear resembles a close-fitting hood worn over the back of the head. A tighter-mesh band may cover the forehead or crown, then run behind the ears and under the nape of the neck.

A sack of sorts dangles from this band, covering and containing the fall of long hair gathered at the back. A snood sometimes was made of solid fabric, but more often of loosely knitted yarn or other net-like material. Historically (and in some cultures still in use today) a small bag—netted, tatted, knitted, crocheted, or knotted (see macrame)—of fine thread, enclosed a bob of long hair on the back of the head or held it close to the nape.

In modern times the word snood has come to be applied to a tubular neck protector or warmer, often worn by skiers or motorcyclists. The garment may be worn either pulled down around the neck like a scarf, or pulled up over the hair and lower face, like a hood. The tubular ear and neck protector used to protect the ears of long-eared or long-haired show dogs is also referred to as a snood.

from Wikipedia

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KACAR51 6/26/2013 6:06PM

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  This is really verrryyy interesting to say the least LOL

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IAMWINNING 6/26/2013 5:43PM

    I'm familiar with the snood in the first picture, but have to say that the green one reminds me of a dewlap! LOL It's a cowl, and I'm just not "into" them, no matter that they are so popular right now.

Thanks, Chris.

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NORASPAT 6/26/2013 5:21PM

    I made SNOODS for our Colonial Fort for the re-enactors.
A Snood was a head covering that fell over the face to keep the sun off the face ears and neck. Women doing outside chores wore them. They were made of Cotton Lawn and pieces of willow so they could see what they were working on.. Pat in Maine.

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IDLETYME 6/26/2013 4:59PM

    At my age - I remember snoods!!!!! emoticon

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GAYLLYNNE 6/26/2013 4:22PM

    LOLOL - very funny!

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JANUT57 6/26/2013 4:22PM

    Always learning something here ---- emoticon

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LINOVER 6/26/2013 4:13PM

    Thanks for the info! emoticon

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FROSTY99 6/26/2013 3:57PM


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GK1963 6/26/2013 3:55PM

    Hmmmm, haven't heard that word in a long time.

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WALLAHALLA 6/26/2013 3:53PM

    I'll pass.

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