Garter Stitch Hat
(By Debbie Hudson, Feb. 1996)
- Small preemie (SP)
- Full-term (FT)
Note: First set of numbers are for SP, using finer yarn; FT numbers are in parenthesis, using sport weight yarn.
For medium-large preemies, use the numbers in parenthesis with the finer yarn.
For large to X-large preemies, use the first set of numbers with the sport yarn.
In both cases, remember to make appropriate adjustments for length.
Cast on 50(62) sts.
Work 1.5 (2.5) inches in garter stitch. On wrong side,purl one row for turning ridge.
Row 1: K2, (K2, P2)* across, end K4
Change to larger needles and work in garter stitch for 2.5 (3.5) inches.
At end of garter stitch section, begin decreases:
Continue for all sizes:
Gather remaining stitches. Sew flat seam; turn-up cuff. Attach pompom or bow.
Preemie Knitted Booties
Cast on 38 stitches
Knit 11 rows (almost 1") in garter stitch (knit all rows)
Row 12-- K 17, K2 tog, K2 tog, knit 17 stitches.
Row 13-- P 16, P2 tog, P2 tog, purl 16 stitches.
Row 14-- K 15, K2 tog, K2 tog, knit 15 stitches.
Row 15-- P 14, P2 tog, P2 tog, purl 14 stitches.
Row 16-- K 13, K2 tog, K2 tog, knit 13 stitches.
Row 17-- Knit entire row
Row 18-- K 1 (put yarn over needle), k2 tog, repeat to end of row
Row 19-- Knit entire row.
Row 20-- K 1, increase in next stitch, knit next 3, repeat.
Row 21-- Knit entire row.
Row 22/23/24--K1, P1 across.
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