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This little hat is perfect for
newborns or preemies, in hospitals. Your NICU's would be very
appreciative of a bag full of these cute little hats this autumn.
Call and check with them first and see how many are needed.
Thanks for reaching out and helping others.
sl st = slip stitch, ch = chain, sc = single crochet, dc = double
crochet, tr = triple crochet)
large preemie 4-6 lbs or (newborn 6-8 lbs)
1 oz Orange
Simply Soft Brites - 4
ply yarn. Small amount of green yarn for top. (I used Red
Heart Worsted Weight Yarn for the stem and leaf part)
hook (G hook for leaf and top)
is made in a
rectangle shape and folded in half to stitch side seam using the 'mattress stitch.'
Ch 18 (23)
Row 1: Dc in 2nd
ch from the hook and in each ch across, ch 2 and turn.
Rows 2-3: Dc in
2nd dc from hook and in each dc across, (dc in both
loops). Ch 2 and turn being certain to dc into VERY last stitch
Row 4: Dc in 2nd
dc from hook and in each dc across, but this time into
back loops only across row so there is a ridge. Ch 2 and turn.
Rows 5 -16
(19) continue in this pattern going in the back loops every 3rd
row so they all show on the same side.
Sew up side seam, but don't
Turn hat right side out.
Using green and
size G hook, add
the green yarn at the top edge of orange hat, and sc
you have 18
(23) even spaced scs.
Ch 1, and then sc 2 sts together all
around hat. Repeat going around and decreasing like this, till you have
only 4 sts left. This will become the stem. Sc around and
around the 4 sts for 1" (about 5 rows). End off and tuck in
the yarn tail down inside the stem and hat.
Make 2 sc in 2nd ch from hook, 1 slip stitch in next sc, 2 dc in next
sc, 1 sl st in next,
2 triple crochet in next 2 chs.
Sl st in last 2 chains. Now turn the leaf and go back down the
other side of the original chain with the following so it mirrors the
Make 2 sl sts, 2 tr, 1 sl st, 2 dc in same st, sl st in next,
sc in last 2 sts. End off by cutting a 4" yarn tail and weave it
Stitch leaf onto side of hat by the stem.
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