At the moment my hair is a ridiculous length. I can sit on it for the first time in my life, and it's getting to be beyond amusing, though I'm sure the boyfriend would disagree on any of the many occasions I've inadvertently pinned myself to the sofa by the hair when pushing myself up. I'm sure the ensuing arm/leg flailing while i try and regain my balance before collapsing in a defeated heap is quite comical to the casual observer. This 1940s snood is the perfect cure.
The length of my hair makes it almost impossible to do any vintage styles without going so far back it's Victorian, but this simple little accessory is the perfect touch. Hell, I even got a section to roll (fairly) nicely for once. Guarantees I won't be able to do it again for my event on Sunday...
Ah well. It's a simple crochet mesh done in long treble crochet, made from some stash machine-knitting yarn pilfered from my mum a while back. It is gathered onto elastic and topped with a burgundy velvet bow (not that you can see it). A few hair pins to secure it, et voila!