Alaskan Children’s Winter Parka Pattern by Lois is both attractive and warm, designed to be neither too tight nor too loose. The easy fit of the garment allows a lightweight sweater to be worn under it if desired. The parka consists of two parts: an outside shell and an inside lining. These two parts are sewn together around the hood and down the fronts, trapping an inner layer of air between the shell and the lining. This dead air space holds warmth around the body. The parka is designed with a loose neck so that heat from the body rises to warm the head.