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Free Knitting Pattern: Preemie Cap

Lion Brand® Microspun
Pattern #: W80025-K
Rating: *****5.0 (based on 7 reviews)
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SKILL LEVEL:  Easy (Level 2)

SIZE: Preemie, Preemie-to-Newborn, Newborn, 3-6 mos
Circumference 8 (10, 12, 14) inches [20.5 (25.5, 30.5, 35.5) cm] (preemie, preemie-to-newborn, newborn-to-3 months, 3-6 months)
Note: A typical measure for a preemie hat is that it should fit a mid-sized orange.
Note: Pattern is written for smallest size with changes for larger sizes in parentheses. When only one number is given, it applies to all sizes. To follow pattern more easily, circle all numbers pertaining to your size before beginning.

CORRECTIONS: None
 

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Microspun

Click here to enlarge image and see more about item 910-148: Microspun Yarn: Turquoise
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Microspun
Royal Blue Turquoise Ebony
*Microspun (Article #910). 100% Micro-Fiber Acrylic; package size: 2.50oz/70.00 gr. (168yds/154m) pull skeins

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MATERIALS
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QUANTITY PRICE ALT QTY  
•  910-148 Microspun Yarn: Turquoise
   ball
$ 5.29  
Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)   $ 3.59  
Additional Materials
Size 4 [3.5 mm] double-pointed needles (set of 5)
 

Preemie Cap

Lion Brand® Microspun

GAUGE:

24 sts + 28 rnds = 4 inches [10 cm] in St st (k every rnd). 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

HAT

Cast on 48 (60, 72, 84) sts. Distribute sts evenly on 4 needles and join for working in the rnd, being careful not to twist. Work in St st until piece measures 4½ (5, 5½, 6) inches [11.5 (12.5, 14, 15) cm] from beginning.

Shape Crown

Rnd 1 *K 4, k2tog; repeat from * – 40 (50, 60, 70) sts.

Rnds 2, 4, 6, and 8 Knit.

Rnd 3 *K 3, k2tog; repeat from * – 32 (40, 48, 56) sts.

Rnd 5 *K 2, k2tog; repeat from * – 24 (30, 36, 42) sts.

Rnd 7 *K 1, k2tog; repeat from * – 16 (20, 24, 28) sts.

Rnd 9 K2tog around – 8 (10, 12, 14) sts.

Rnd 10 K2tog around – 4 (5, 6, 7) sts.

Cut yarn, leaving a 6" [15 cm] tail. Thread tail through remaining sts, and fasten off securely. Weave in ends.


 
ABBREVIATIONS / REFERENCES
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k = knit k2tog = knit 2 together
rnd(s) = round(s) St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es) tog = together


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Pattern Average Rating: *****5.0 (based on 7 reviews)
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Reviewed by Caroline Johnson on 2012-01-07 *****
Have made dozens with many different yarns to donate to my local hospital.


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