PREEMIE or NEWBORN HAT
Beverly A. Qualheim 1997 - All rights reserved
Approx. 170 yds of baby or worsted weight
Size 6 needles for lg
preemie (4-5 lbs)
Size 8 needles (use worsted weight yarn for 6-8 lbs newborns)
- 5 sts / inch
- 7.5 rows / inch
on 46 sts. (hat should measure 9"
- Ribbing =
for 1" (1.5")
one row for
height will be
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.
do not glue the pom pom on the top.
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hat can be made on circular needles also. Do the knit 1 purl 1 ribbing,
and then knit each round for desired height.
Yet ANOTHER PREEMIE HAT
Beverly A. Qualheim 1997, 2013 - All rights reserved
#3 or # 5
size) depending on size of hat you want and sport yarn in
= 5 st =
1"/ 10 rows of garter stitch =1"
stitches. (or multiples of 4)
K3, P1 rib - ending with a P 1.
K 1, P 3 rib - ending with P 3.
1: Knit 2 sts together, *knit 1, knit 2 sts together - repeat
from * across row.
Knit 1 row
rows until 12 stitches remain.
leaving a 15" tail;
thread needle onto tail.
and out of the
hat top stitches and pull tightly. Sew back seam shut and add a pretty
pom-pom on the top.
TORONTO PREEMIE HAT for 4-6 lb