Beverly A. Qualheim 2006, 2016 - All Rights Reserved
8 (5mm) double pointed needles, a yarn needle, and a small amount
of soft Christmassy colored worsted weight yarn. Could be made with a
single color eg RED, and then add a row of white, or a white pompom.
This hat fits several sizes of preemie and newborns... 1 lb - 2.5 lbs, (3 lbs) (4-5) (6-7) lbs
Cast on 36 (40) (44) (48) sts and split stitches 'evenly' on each of 3 needles. The 4th
needle is used to knit.
Rnds 1-20 (24, 26, 28): * Knit 2, Purl 2- repeat from * across row
1: *Knit 2 together. Repeat from * around - (18 sts) (20, 22, 24)
2: Knit each stitch
3: *Knit 2 together. Repeat from * around. You'll have
9 (10, 11, 12) sts total left. Cut tail of
Use a threaded yarn needle to carefully remove each stitch from the 3
needles, one by one slide stitch off knitting needle and onto the
sewing needle. Pull tightly to gather. Run stitches
top of the hat a few time to anchor..