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Free Crochet Pattern: Preemie Stocking Cap

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Lion Brand® Jamie® Baby
Pattern #: cja-preemie
Rating: *****4.7 (based on 11 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Beginner (Level 1)

SIZE: Preemie
Preemie caps should fit over an orange to be the correct size. For full-term newborns, the cap should fit over a grapefruit.



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Jamie® Baby

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 870-198: Jamie Baby Yarn: Floral Print
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Jamie® Baby
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*Jamie® Baby (Article #870). 100% Wintuk Acrylic; package size: Solid colors: 1.75 oz/50g (196yd/176m) pull skeins
Prints: 1.5oz/50g (170 yd/153m) pull skeins

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Preemie Stocking Cap

Lion Brand® Jamie® Baby

GAUGE:

20 sc = 4 inches When you match the gauge in a pattern, your project will be the size specified in the pattern and the materials specified in the pattern will be sufficient. The needle or hook size called for in the pattern is based on what the designer used, but it is not unusual for gauge to vary from person to person. If it takes you fewer stitches and rows to make your swatch, try using a smaller size hook or needles; if more stitches and rows, try a larger size hook or needles.

Making a Gauge Swatch

NOTES:

STITCH EXPLANATION:

Dec 1: Pull up loop in each of next two sc; yo, pull through all 3 loops on hook.


CAP

Ribbing for Brim: Ch 11.

Row 1: Sc in second ch from hook and in each ch across-10 sc. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Sc in back loop only of first sc and each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Rep Row 2 until piece meas approx 9½", slightly stretched. Turn work sideways.

Crown: Row 1: Work 45 sc evenly spaced along side of ribbing. Ch 1, turn.

Row 2: Sc in both loops of each sc across. Ch 1, turn. Rep Row 2 until piece meas 2" from ribbing.

First Dec Row: Sc in first 2 sc, * dec 1, sc in next 3 sc; rep from * across, ending last rep with only 1 sc-36 sc. Ch 1, turn.

Second Dec Row: * Sc in next 2 sc, dec 1; rep from * across-27 sc.

Work next two rows even.

Third Dec Row: * Dec 1; rep from * across, sc in last sc-14 sc.

Work one row even.

Last Row: * Dec 1; rep from * across-7 sc. Cut yarn leaving long tail. Thread yarn through last 7 sc, pulling tight to close. Sl st or sew back seam, reversing at brim to keep seam invisible. Add pom-pom if desired.


 
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approx = approximately ch(s) = chain(s)
dec = decreas(e)(s)(ing) meas = measure(s)
rep = repeat(s)(ing) sc = single crochet
sl st = slip stitch yo = yarn over


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Pattern Average Rating: *****4.7 (based on 11 reviews)
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Preemie Stocking Cap Reviewed by Fern Osborne on 2013-03-13 *****
Very easy to knit and looks good. I have made dozens to donate. This would be a good project to teach someone to knit with. A great way to use up leftover yarn and it is much appreciated my a mom who has given birth early and has very little in the way of baby things. Every baby deserves something special of it's own.


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