Advice 1: How to measure head size

Measure the size of the head preferred sartorial centimeter. In the absence of cm can be dispensed with an ordinary ruler and measuring tape or a long strip of paper.
Measurement of head size
You will need
  • a dressmaker's cloth tape or ruler and tape.
Instruction
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To measure the size of the head , take a dressmaker's cloth tape and wrap it around the head. Inch position above the eyebrows and a half or two inches, slightly above the Pinna, so that it passed through the most projecting point on the head. Define the maximum circumference of the head. Measurement spend at least two or three times to make sure and specify size. Centimeter should fit the head quite tightly, but without tension.
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If no tailor's centimeter, then cut and glue a paper strip of width 2?4 inches of such length that it can be wrapped around the head. Mark on it the beginning and the end circumference of the head. Remove the paper tape from the head and measure it with a ruler. Repeat the measurement two or three times. Instead of paper you can use a dense non-elastic band of tissue.
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To measure the head in a stable sitting position, especially if it's the baby's head. Try in different dimensions a little bit to move the cm to determine through what point of the head, forehead and at what distance above the auricles is the maximum circumference of the head. Each time record the measured head, and then to find among them, the largest circumference.
Note
When it is necessary to regularly measure the size of the head of a small child, look closely, as does the doctor or nurse to get your measurements are not in contradiction with measurement specialists. Be sure to record the date of measurement and the size of a child's head to correctly track the dynamics of its development.
Useful advice
Determining head size for the purchase of a headdress, it should be borne in mind that the size of the headwear an integer number of centimeters. To round off the measured size of the head better in the smaller side, as over time the hats stretch. Buying knit hat, stretch it slightly (but not entirely) to the desired size to make sure that the cap will not put pressure on the forehead and nape. Landing headwear is determined not only by the size of the head, but its form. This is especially true for helmets.

Advice 2 : How to determine the size of the head

The need to know the size of the head occurs when purchasing headgear. To define it quite simply, but you need to bear in mind is what are the data measurement. For example sports equipment: helmets, etc., must be protected, therefore to sit on the head quite tightly. And, for example, a knitted beanie or a summer Panama, on the contrary, should not hamper the head of its owner. Determine what you need to know the size of the head, it is possible to start measurements.
How to determine the size of the head
You will need
  • The tape, mirror, paper, pen.
Instruction
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Take the measuring tape or any flexible tape. Making her mark, you will be able to recalculate the data with a ruler.
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For the most accurate determination of the sizeand the head you need to wrap the measuring tape at a distance of 1.5-2.5 cm above the eyebrows, just above the ears and through the point at the back, which will give you the greatest circumference.
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Further, if the circumference is not enough to determine the sizeand measure the distance from the crown to the edge of the headdress front (16 cm), rear (17 cm) and sides (21 cm). Latest scoop (21 cm) shoot from the top of the head at the temporal part. Then determine the distance from the earlobe to the middle of the back of the head (11 cm) (see Fig.) (from the book M. Maksimova "ABC of crochet" Moscow "Eksmo" 2005).
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The tape should fit snugly to the head, but not to be tightly stretched.
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Measurement it is better to spend a few times to get the most accurate data.
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You should consider what purpose the measurements are performed. For example, if measurements are taken for the purchase of a hat or helmet, then there are things, which when worn does not change its size, the measuring tape must be stretched as you will be wearing this thing.
In determining the same sizeand knitted hats measuring tape pull tight because the cap when worn stretched.
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The main reference line for measurement is the line of the rim, which is equal to the circumference of the head, therefore, it determines the size of the headdress and indicated on the label.

Advice 3 : How to know the size of the hats

Appearance and ease to wear largely depends on how well matched the size. This applies both to the main upper or lower clothing and accessories like hats or gloves. But if your size is usually all known at least approximately, such details as the size of the hats, often overlooked. However, to know these dimensions are important, especially in the case of remote purchases via the Internet or through catalogs.
How to know the size of the hats
You will need
  • the tape, mirror, table
Instruction
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Of course, to choose any headpiece preferably with direct fitting. But this is not always possible. Often we buy things without trying, when ordering by mail or Internet. Sometimes you have to buy a beanie baby in his absence, when to try as impossible. In all these cases it is necessary to accurately know the size.
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To know the size of the hats is quite simple, just measure the circumference of your head and compare the resulting size with the size chart hats. For measuring you will need regular sartorial meter (the tape) and the mirror if you plan to measure your head.
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The circumference of your head measured around the circumference of the skull, while the tape must pass in front of the frontal mounds about 1.5-2 cm above the eyebrows, above the ears on each side and gently cover the back of the head. Tightly inch is not necessary, but is free to SAG it should not. The result will match your head size.
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There are both General international standard sizes of hats, and for individual countries. An exact match of a particular size can be read from the table of dimensions. In particular, in Russia it is customary to designate the size of caps and hats in centimeters corresponding to the coverage of the head. International standard and American sizes are expressed as letters: S = 53-54 cm); M = 55-56 cm, L = 57-58 cm; XL = 59-60 cm In the UK and Western Europe generally accepted dimensions of headwear, expressed in inches. To know their exact correspondence in the dimension tables.
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When choosing a headdress, if you doubt the accuracy of the size, you should always choose something a little larger to avoid when worn with an unpleasant feeling of compression of the head. This is especially important when it comes to selecting hats for children. And for an adult hat too tight can create a lot of inconvenience.

Advice 4 : How to measure head circumference

Before you sew or knit any thing, person removable measurements. If our goal is a hat, then we measure, of course, the head. And everything is a little more complicated than result in "inch" as a hit. We will understand how to do it right.
measurement of head circumference.
You will need
  • the tape
Instruction
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Measure the circumference of the head, she's a - line wrap. To remove the measurements the tape should go around the head in frontal brain above the ears to the back of the head. The height above the eyebrow should be 1.5-2.5 cm. The resulting number of inches is the size of the headdress. The measuring tape does not need it to be taut when measuring. The plane formed by the tape should be parallel to the floor.
After the measurements, refer to size chart hats. If your settings are suitable for the two dimensions, focus on less. First, because the headpiece should sit tight and not to hang out or to fly. Second, if the future of the product is knitted, it is impossible to forget that thread eventually stretched.
size chart hats
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For sewing to the headdress making another 2 scoops - line longitudinal of the arc and the line of the transverse arc. Line longitudinal of the arc passes from the trough between the ridges to the most protruding point of the head. Sewing the longitudinal length of arc is 3 cm less, that is, the headpiece sits above the brow of 3 cm.
Line transverse arc goes side to side through the apical point of the head. This line is also shortened by 3 centimeters, to headdress did not sit on the ears.
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Circumference of the head measured not only in order to sew the hat. For babies first year of life is one of the regular body measurement. This tape passes through the maximum circumference of the head through the eyebrows in the front and most prominent part of the occiput behind.
If tape is used regularly, before each use it must be disinfected with a special solution, and every few months to change to a new one.

Advice 5 : How to measure the head circumference of the child

The child in the first months of life must be regularly show pediatrician. The doctor followed, not only for baby's health and development. An important indicator of physical development is a change in the circumference of the head. Too fast or too slow growth of the head may indicate serious diseases. As a rule, monitoring by a pediatrician is enough. But concerned parents can and do measure your baby.
How to measure the head circumference of the child
You will need
  • - the tape;
  • - table of changes in the circumference of your head.
Instruction
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To measure the circumference of the head fit usual measuring tape used by tailors. It is only necessary that the numbers were written clearly enough. Please note that sides of the tape differ. Standard sewing centimeter two zero. So it's important to tape in the process not tangled.
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Measurement is best done with an assistant. Let someone from the household will take the kid on hands. Remove the fat cap, thin to leave. To measure a newborn baby can be as during sleep and in moments of wakefulness.
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Apply the zero mark of the centimeter to the back of the head of the baby, a little above the nape. Hold the end of the cm with your finger. Circle the tape over the ear, the eyebrows, the second ear. The tape must not drape or hang too loose.
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View result and write it down. Compare your data table with the result of the previous measurement. If there is considerable variation in the rate of growth, contact your pediatrician. The average growth rate of the skull suggests that the brain of the baby is developing in full accordance with age and performance. Excessive gain can be a symptom of hydrocephalus and other diseases.
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After a year the head can be measured not so much. Usually such measurements are carried out every six months. In the second year of life the circumference of the head increases on the average on 1,5-2cm, and between two and three years the change is only 1cm or a little more.
Useful advice
In children the first year of life the head grows pretty quickly. Its circumference is increased by an average of 1cm per month. But the increase is uneven. For example, between the first and second months of life, the girth increases by more than 1cm, and between the fourth and fifth — only a few millimeters. The growth rate depends on the individual characteristics in table are averages. The head circumference girls are usually a little less than the boy of the same age and approximately same height.

Advice 6 : How to size hats

The headdress is the crown of the image. It was the cap or hat in the first place draws the eye and creates a General impression about a person. However, even the most fashionable and elegant beanie is not going to face if it is too tight or, conversely, clumsily slides down to the nose due to the large size. This is especially true for fur hats, which rigidly hold the form. Therefore, it is important to know how to determine their individual size caps.
How to size hats
Instruction
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Before you figure out your size cap, remember that there are standard sizes of hats: women's, from 54 to 61, and the male - 54 to 63. These figures show the size of head circumference, expressed in centimeters.
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To find out your size, use a tailor's measuring tape. Stand before a mirror and wrap the inch of the head, having his front forehead, and back of the protruding part of the back of the head. Make sure that the centimeter is not too tightly stretched, but never slack.
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Getting the full circumference in inches, compare it with a standard yardstick. So you know what size you need to ask when buying caps. Please note that the choice of fur caps or hats have to take a size exactly matching your. Do not try to pull headgear force, but do not let it sit too loose.
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If in determining the size you have on hand with the tape measure, you can use the usual thick thread. It is important that the thread does not stretch in length, otherwise your measurement will be inaccurate. Take the thread in your hand and attach it to the head in the manner indicated above. Then select the resulting segment and measure it in the normal range. The figures and will fit your standard size headgear. For example, in the measurement result you get 57 cm, then your size No. 57.
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When buying a fur cap or a hat keep in mind that today almost all tight hats have an elastic waist a ribbon in its design. It is called the stabilizer of size or utinam cord. Using this kind of tape the size of the cap can be adjusted in the range of 2-3 centimeters. For example, if your chosen fur hat is the 57 sizeand you usually wear 55, you can easily reduce the amount to 2 centimeters.
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Remember, however, that the shaping ribbon can only reduce the size of the caps, to pull it, but not to increase. So if you liked the model too tightly worn on the head, do not expect to wear it can stretch to the desired size. Better take a look at other options, otherwise you risk to spoil the form of caps and get a very bad thing in your wardrobe.
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