A pattern option is Elizabeth Zimmerman's Baby Surprise Jacket. The DVD I got with the pattern has a hood option. It's an easy knit, and EZ made several using odds and ends as a way to eat up leftover yarn.
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“Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn't hurt the untroubled spirit either.”
― Elizabeth Zimmerman