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Preemie Cap
Lion Brand® Microspun
Pattern Number: W80025-K Note: For purposes of illustration, hat is shown on a 14" doll

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

MATERIALS

910-148 Microspun Yarn: Turquoise

Bright turquoise blue


Quantity needed: 1 Skeins
Estimated Price: $ 5.29

Lion Brand Large-Eye Blunt Needles (Set of 6)
Quantity needed: 1
Estimated Price: $ 3.59

Additional Materials
Size 4 [3.5 mm] double-pointed needles (set of 5)
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
Exact gauges is not imporant to this project.


INSTRUCTIONS



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 4 1/4 (5, 5 1/4, 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
k = knit
k2tog = knit 2 together
rnd(s) = round(s)
St st = Stockinette stitch
st(s) = stitch(es)
tog = together


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