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Bev's Beginner Preemie Hat and matching Booties
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Hat size given is for 1 - 2lb preemie baby hat. Hat height = 4" width = 7" (3-4 lb, 4-5 lb preemies in ())
Doll's head measures 9" (23 cm) around
Size 8 (5.00 mm) knitting needles
1 oz of soft worsted weight yarn.
Cast on 16 (20, 24) stitches (this will end up being the height)
Knit each row for 44 (48, 52) rows (this will be the width)
FINISHING: Cast off stitches; fold hat in half widthwise, and whip stitch the side seam closed.
Weave yarn in and out of the stitches at the top and pull tightly to gather top of hat.
Weave the yarn inside the top of the hat, and tie the strands into a knot, or weave in and out to secure.
Bev's Beginner Preemie booties
© Beverly A. Qualheim 2019 All Rights Reserved *