The prototype was for Elizabeth.... it looked like this. The hood buttoned under the chin, which works great for older kids, but little kids have a hard time with buttons......
I then made a few changes.... a larger hood and a cowl-type attachment to make the hood so it could be pulled over the head....... which resulted in this:
And the pattern is now available either:
Through Ravelry: Winter All-in-One
or Here :
No more lost mittens! Yay!