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How to make a hoodie pillow

An important skill for people who choose not to buy travel pillows. *ahem*

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Alright, get your hoodie. Mine is fresh and clean, as I did laundry today.

Alright, get your hoodie. Mine is fresh and clean, as I did laundry today.

Flip it over.

Flip it over.

On the left side, do the standard clothing fold: one side over, and bring the arm down. You got it.

On the left side, do the standard clothing fold: one side over, and bring the arm down. You got it.

Repeat. Your hoodie should be somewhat straight and neatly aligned.

Repeat. Your hoodie should be somewhat straight and neatly aligned.

Now for the tricky part! FOLDING. Rather than folding 3 sections equally, you're gonna fold just 2! I know. It will work! You're reading my snap-guide remember? So, fold one end short (!) like this...

Now for the tricky part! FOLDING. Rather than folding 3 sections equally, you're gonna fold just 2! I know. It will work! You're reading my snap-guide remember? So, fold one end short (!) like this...

...and fold the rest over snugly. Two sections. Great job. I like a firm pillow. If you want it loose, don't fold as tight.

...and fold the rest over snugly. Two sections. Great job. I like a firm pillow. If you want it loose, don't fold as tight.

Almost there kids. Now, take the actual *hood* of your hoodie, and cover the lower half you folded. For fun, I made mine peak like this. It isn't necessary.

Almost there kids. Now, take the actual *hood* of your hoodie, and cover the lower half you folded. For fun, I made mine peak like this. It isn't necessary.

Flip it over. Shove the folded part into the hood. Like a stack of papers going into a pouch.

Flip it over. Shove the folded part into the hood. Like a stack of papers going into a pouch.

Tightly pull those hoodie strings you never use!

Tightly pull those hoodie strings you never use!

Lo and behold! \ud83d\ude2e You have a pillow.

Lo and behold! 😮 You have a pillow.

There it is. The solution for an aching neck, and heavy head on car rides and other travels. Save your $8 and make a hoodie pillow.

  • A hoodie, preferably oversized and comfy
  • Hands that are somewhat capable of folding clothes