Free Preemie Hats Crochet Pattern From RedHeart.com

 

WR1756-Preemie-Hats-optw

From RedHeart.com

Preemie Hats 

WR1756
Designed By: Unknown
Skill Level: Beginner

3-Light (4-Medium) Yarn: 1 ounce for each hat.
Yarn needle.
Crochet Hook: 4mm [US G-6] (5mm [US H-8]).
17 sts = 4″; 10 rows = 3″ (13 sts = 4″; 6 rows = 2½”) in pat. 
CHECK YOUR GAUGE. Use and size needles / hook to obtain the gauges.
NOTE: Directions are for 3-Light Yarn; changes for  4-Medium Yarn are in parentheses.

Instructions

Rnd 1: Ch 2; 6 sc in 2nd ch from hook; join with a sl st in first sc.

Rnd 2: Ch 3, 3 (2) dc in first sc, [4 (3) dc in next sc] 5 times; join with a sl st in top of ch-3 – 24 (18) sts.

Rnd 3: Ch 1, 2 sc in each st around; join – 48 (36) sts.

Rnd 4: Ch 3, skip first sc, dc in each sc around; join in top of ch-3.

Rnd 5: Ch 1, sc in each st around; join.

Rnds 6-17 (6-11): Repeat Rnds 4 and 5 six (three) more times.

Rnd 18 (12): Repeat Rnd 4.

Rnds 19 and 20 (13): Ch 2, dc around the post of the next st from the front, * dc around the post of the next st from the back, dc around the post of the next st from the front; repeat from * around; join with a sl st to top of ch-2. Fasten off at end of last rnd. Weave in ends.

ABBREVIATIONS: ch = chain; dc = double crochet; K =
knit; mm = millimeters; P = purl;rep = repeat;sc = single
crochet; sl = slip stitch; St st = Stockinette stitch; st(s) =
stitch(es); * = repeat whatever follows the * as indicated;[]
= work directions in brackets the number of times specified

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Comments
  1. Linda

    Just wanted to say thank you Maggie for all the free patterns you give us. Thanks

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