Grow with Me Baby hat (48 sts)

Knitting, project 168. Completed 10/26/2008

Yarn: 0.8 oz / 50.3 yds worsted yarn, leftover from 1 ball – Cascade Yarns: 220 Superwash Paints (100% superwash wool), 3.5 oz/100 g, 220 yds. Color 9859 (Tropical Punch)

Needles: Size US-7 (4.5 mm) double-pointed needles (DPN)

Gauge: 5 sts  = 1 inch in St st

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Finished size: Preemie hat – Fits up to a 14″ head

Leftover yarn: 0.2 oz, about 6.3 yds

Approximate cost: $13.89 per ball from Purl’s ($3.20 for yarn used)

Notes: Pattern author says, “This pattern fits a smaller baby with the brim folded up and will ‘grow’ with the baby by folding the brim down. Mother and baby-tested and approved! Stays on well, too.”