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1 oz of baby or sport weight yarn.
Size 6 needles for lg preemie
Size 8 needles (use worsted weight yarn for slightly larger newborns)
Cast on 46 sts. (hat should measure 9" (11") across).
Cut a 14" yarn tail.
Weave sewing needle and 14" yarn through remaining sts on needle and pull tightly to close. No decreasing necessary. Sew up side of the hat seam.
Tie on a pompom--please do not glue the pom pom on the top.
This hat can be made on circular needles also. Do the knit 1 purl 1 ribbing, and then knit each round for desired height.
To make a POM-POM:
1) Cut a 1.2" x 2" piece of cardboard.
2) Wrap the yarn around the 1.5" dimension 50 times.
3) Slide the yarn carefully off the cardboard and tie a 6" piece of yarn tightly around the middle.
4) Cut the loops and trim till lengths are even and form a ball.
Yet ANOTHER PREEMIE HAT
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