Basic Preemie Hat
Preemie hat patterns are so fun to knit up; this one is versatile and great for beginners!
Specially sized for babies who need a little extra care, the Basic Preemie Hat is a great pattern to have on hand for charitable knitting. This sweet baby hat pattern features a simple stockinette stitch base with a rolled brim. This basic pattern offers tons of room for creativity, so have fun choosing colors, designs, and appliques for all the tiny heads out there. This beginner knitting pattern can be worked up quickly and you'll love the feeling that comes with helping preemie babies stay warm.
Knitting Needle Size6 or 4 mm
Yarn Weight(3) Light/DK (21-24 stitches to 4 inches)
Gauge22 sts and 30 rows = 4 ins [10 cm] in stocking st
Finished SizeTo fit preemie baby's head
- Bernat Softee Baby (Solids 140 g/5 oz OR Ombres 120 g/4.42 oz) - 1 ball
- Size 4 mm (U.S. 6) knitting needles or size needed to obtain gauge
Starting + Body of Hat:
CO 58 sts.
1st row: (RS). Knit.
2nd row: Purl.
Rep last 2 rows of stocking st for 8 ins [19 cm], ending with a purl row.
Sew back seam, reversing bottom 1.5 ins [4 cm] for roll back.
Sew top seam. Fold 2 top corners tog and sew at center of top seam.
Roll bottom edge to desired depth of Hat.
- right side
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