Free Pattern – Little Premie Hat

Published March 24, 2016 by estherknit

Little Hat 6Measurements

To fit premature baby

Circumference: 27.5 cm (11 inches)

Materials

Robin Bonny Babe 4 ply

Shade: 1360 white

15 g for one hat

A pair of 3¼ mm (US 3) knitting needles

Tension / Gauge

26 sts and 32 rows to 10 cm (4 inches)

measured over st.st. using 3¼ mm (US 3) needles

To knit hat

Using 3¼ mm (US 3) needles, cast on 72 sts.

Next row: * K2, p2; repeat from * to end.

Repeat this row 5 times.

Continue in st.st. until work measures 9 cm (3½ inches). (72 sts)

Shape crown

1st row: * K4, k2tog; repeat from * to end. (60 sts)

2nd row: Purl.

3rd row: * K3, k2tog; repeat from * to end. (48 sts)

4th row: Purl.

5th row: * K2, k2tog; repeat from * to end. (36 sts)

6th row: Purl.

7th row: * K1, k2tog; repeat from * to end. (24 sts).

8th row: Purl.

9th row: * K2tog; repeat from * to end. (12 sts).

Cut yarn and draw the end through remaining sts.  Fasten off.

To make up / Finishing

Sew back seam.  Weave in ends.

Little Hat 7

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