Monday, January 15, 2007
Worsted Weight Hats and Booties for Preemies
Here is the pattern for the hats:
Using worsted weight yarn, cast on 36 stitches and divide equally (12 sts on each needle) on three size 3 dp needles.
Knit in K1, P1 rib for six rounds. Knit 16 rounds in stockinette stitch.
Decrease as follows:
Round 1: K4, K2 tog, K4, K2 tog (10 sts each needle)
Round 2: K3, K2 tog, K3, K2 tog (8 sts each needle)
Round 3: K2, K2 tog, K2, K2 tog (6 sts each needle)
Round 4: K1, K2 tog, K1, K2 tog (4 sts each needle)
Round 5: K2 tog, repeat (2 sts each needle)
Gather all stitches and close.
Make pompom and attach to top of hat.
Use this pattern to knit matching booties, using the smallest size.