Hats for premature Babies

Please join members of the Guild who, as part of their “work in the community”, are knitting hats for premature and delicate babies born in our local hospitals. The baby hat pattern can be found below.

Double knitting wool; size 10 and 8 knitting needles
Size 10 needles – cast on 50 stitches; knit 6 rows rib (knit 1 purl 1)
Change to size 8 needles - stocking stitch (1 row knit, 1 row purl) 4 inches
Decrease – knit 2 together to end of row (25 stitches); next row purl. Repeat last to rows till 7 stitches remain, Gather 7 stitches and sew seam.

Thank you in anticipation.

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