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Lg Preemie: Bernat
F and H hooks
Med Preemie: Bernat Softee; C and E hooks
Sm Preemie: Baby Fingering; Bernat Lollipop Yarn 1.75 oz. B and D hooks
Row 1: With lgr hk, ch 53, hdc in 3rd ch from hk and in ea ch across. (52hdc)
Row 2-9: Ch2, turn, hdc in ea hdc across.
Row 1: Ch1, turn, sk first st (neck edge), hdc in next 13hdc.
Row 2: Ch2, turn, hdc in next 10hdc, (hdc dec) in last 2st.
Continue decreasing at neck edge in this manner until 6 sts remain.
Work 1 row even on 6 sts (total of 9 rows). Fasten off.
Work other front panel the same, reversing neck shaping.
Leaving 1 sp unworked on ea side of back panel, work even for 9 rows. Fasten off. (22hdc)
Sew shoulder seams.
Even Rnds: Work even on 26 hdc.
Rnd 1: Work 26 hdc around armhole (decreasing at ea underarm cnr).
Rnd 3: Work hdc around, decreasing 1 st under arm. (25hdc)
Rnd 5: Rpt Rnd 3. (24hdc)
Rnd 6: Rpt Rnd 3. (23hdc)
Rnd 7: Rpt Rnd 3. (22hdc)
Rnd 8-10: Work even on 22 hdc, ch1, turn.
Change to smaller hk.
Rnd 11: Sc around, ch1, do NOT turn.
Rnd 12: Work (slst, ch1) in ea st around. Fasten off. Turn back cuff.
With smaller hk, add a border of (slst, ch1) around entire sweater.
You can add 2 ties to front of sweater, or sew buttons on.