Saturday, September 17, 2011

X Stitch Preemie Hat

I decided I better type up my pattern for the X Stitch Preemie hat before my toddlers destroy it.
These are really tiny, so if you want a variety of sizes since Preemies vary in size depending on how early they were born,  you can adjust your hook size to a larger hook. 

X Stitch Preemie Hat

Hook Size: G                                                                                        Gauge: 4 SC & 4 Rows = 1”
Materials: 1-2 oz Caron Simply Soft Yarn

Chain 2
Round 1: 6 SC in 2nd ch from hook, join w/ sl st in 1st SC

Round 2:  Ch 3, turn, 2 DC in 1st SC, 3 DC in each of the next 5 SC, join w/ sl st in top of
                 Beginning ch 3 (18 stitches)

Round 3:  Ch 1, turn, 2 SC in each st around, (36 stitches) join with sl st

Round 4: Ch 3 turn *sk  next SC, DC in next 2 SC, DC in back in stitch just skipped*
                Repeat *to* around, (12 x stitches), Sl st in top of ch3

Round 5: Ch 1, turn, Sc in each st around (36 stitches)

Round 6-11: Repeat Round 4 & 5

Round 12: Ch 3, turn, DC in each SC around, join with sl st

Round 13: Ch 2, turn, DC around FP of next stitch, *DC around BP of next stitch, DC around FP of next stitch*  
                 Repeat from * around join with sl st in top of ch 2, Fasten off and weave in ends.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you so much for sharing this pattern. Know that many sweet babies will benefit from your talent and generosity.


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