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Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Crochet Preemie Candy Cane Hat

Crochet Preemie Candy Cane Hat



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Sizes for Preemie:
1 -2 lbs
Baby's Head Circumference is 9" - 10"  (so hat circumference. should be about 7.5" -8"  Height of hat
should be 3.5 - 4" inches

2 - 3 lbs
Head Circumference 10" - 11 1/4"  hat circ = 8.5" - 10" Hat height = 4" inches

4 - 5 lbs
Head Circumference 11 1/2" - 12 1/2"
hat circ = 9" - 11.5" Hat height = 4 to 4.5" inches

5 1/2 - 6 lbs
Head Circumference 12 1/2" - 13"
hat circ = 11" - 12" 28-33 cm Hat height = 5 to 5.5" inches

Abbreviations: sc=single crochet sl st=slip stitch ch=chain

Single Crochet Preemie Hat

F hook, red and white yarn for a preemie baby.  This is a for a 4 - 5 lbs baby,

Head Circumference 11 1/2" - 12 1/2" hat circ = 9" - 11.5" Hat height = 4 to 4.5"

Instructions: F hook, start with red yarn ch 5, sl st, to form a ring.

rnd 1. work 6 sc in the ring, sl st. (6sc)
rnd 2. work 2sc in each stitch around, sl st  (12sc)
rnd 3. ch 1, work *1sc in the next stitch, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat around, sl st (18sc)

Now switch to white yarn, for the rest of the hat, switch back and forth to white and red for each round. Slip stitch your new yarn color.

rnd 4. ch 1, work *1sc in the next two stitches, 2sc in the next stitch *repeat around, sl st (24sc)
rnd 5. ch 1, work *1sc in the next three stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat around, sl st (30sc)
rnd 6. ch 1,  work *1sc in the next four stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat around, sl st (36sc)
rnd 7- until your hat reaches 4 inches, ch 1, *work 1sc in each stitch around, sl st.  *repeat around,  fasten off.

If you want to cuff your hat and flip the bottom up, then you could make the length a little longer.

For a smaller size for a preemie hat:

This size: 2 - 3 lbs
Head Circumference 10" - 11 1/4" hat circ = 8.5" - 10" Hat height = 4"
F hook, start with red yarn ch 5, sl st, to form a ring.

rnd 1. work 6 sc in the ring, sl st. (6sc)
rnd 2. work 2sc in each stitch around, sl st  (12sc)
rnd 3. ch 1,  work *1sc in the next stitch, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat around, sl st (18sc)
Now switch to white yarn, for the rest of the hat, switch back and forth to white and red for each round. Slip stitch your new yarn color
rnd 4. ch 1,  work *1sc in the next two stitches, 2sc in the next stitch *repeat around, sl st (24sc)
rnd 5. ch 1, work *1sc in the next three stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat around, sl st (30sc)
rnd 6- until your hat reaches 3.75 inches, ch 1, *work  1sc in each stitch around, slip stitch  *repeat around,

If you want to cuff your hat and flip the bottom up, then you could make the length a little longer.
Pom on top of the hat: I found how to do it on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/tjw1963
or you can do a google search to find a pattern.

If you would like to make this hat bigger preemie hat, add increase with an F hook.

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