201. Conehead Preemie Hat

Knitting, project 201. Completed 10/26/2009. Fits a 12-inch head.

PATTERN
Adapted from the 20 Hats Project (link)

MADE FOR
Charity

SIZE
Fits 12-inch head

MATERIALS
Yarn: 0.6 oz or about 28.8 yds left from 1 ball worsted weight cotton yarn – Sugar ‘n Cream (100% cotton), 70.9 g/2.5 oz. 109 m/120 yds. Color #23143, Country Stripes.

Knitting Needle: US G-7 (4.5 mm) double-pointed needles (DPN)

GAUGE
18 sts and 30 rows to 4 inches/10cm stockinette stitch in round
4.5 sts per inch

NOTES
Preemie hats range from 10″ (25cm) circumference for the very smallest up to 15″ (37.5cm) for the average newborn. Hat depth should be 4″ (10cm) for preemies and 5″ (12.5cm) for newborns.

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