Fleece balaclavas Balaclavas keep you warm during outdoor winter activities. By Anna Hobbs 2011-01-18 00:00:00 Two heads are always better than one, so make his-and-hers hoods for your favourite couple.From .75 m of 150 cm wide double-sided synthetic fleece, cut 2 balaclava pieces, using pattern (click here for pattern). With right sides together and edges even, sew each together from notch to notch around centre-back edge using 13 mm (1/2-in) seam allowance and leaving face and neck edges open. If desired, clip seam allowance around each centre back; open out seam allowance and machine-zigzag along each edge. Turn right side out. Clip seam allowance on face edges where indicated by red line. Turn under face edges along broken lines; machine-zigzag.