Bev's Holiday Preemie Hat
Copyright Beverly A Qualheim 2000, 2014
(fits 3-4 lb preemie) (6-7 lbs newborn)
1/2 oz of soft worsted weight yarn like Caron Simply Soft (a few yards of contrast color for pompom)
Crochet Hook size I
Join with a sl st to form ring. Ch 1.
Rnd 1: Sc 12 st into ring (do NOT join)
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc around. (24 sts)
(for newborn size do round 3: *sc into next sc, 2 sc into next--repeat from * around) (36 sts)
Rnd 3: Sc in each sc around.
Rnd 4: sc in 1st sc, *(2 sc in next sc, 1 sc in next sc.) Continue from * around.
Rnd 5: Sc in back loops only of each sc around. (32 sts)
Rnd 6 - 15: Sc in each sc around (in BOTH loops again)
Rnd 16: 2 sc in each sc around.
Make your choice of color for pom pom.
Green Hat / red pompom, or red hat / green
pompom = Christmas