Sunday, 18 December 2016

Little Jay Baby Bonnets

I know that many of you knit for babies born earlier than expected, and donate to hospitals.
 
So I thought I would add these sweet little bonnets for premature babies.
 
Little Jay Baby Bonnets
Angel Baby                     Small Preemie              Medium Preemie
 

Little Jay Baby Bonnet              Angel Baby

Size:
Width:           2 ¾ ”
Height:          3 ¼ ”

Requires:
DK yarn
4mm needles


Instructions:
Cast on 11sts
 
Work in stocking stitch (1row knit, 1 row purl) for 16 rows

Cast on 10sts at end of next 2 rows                                                (31sts)

Row 1:          S1, knit to end
Row 2:          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3:          S1, *k2tog, yrn, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2
Row 4:          S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 5:          S1, knit to end
Row 6:          S1, purl to last st, k1

 
Repeat the last 6 rows once more
 
Knit 2 rows
 
Cast off loosely (knitwise), leaving the last stitch on the needle – do not cut the yarn

Sew side edge of cap to 12 cast on stitches of front - sew second side the same
 
Continuing from the stitch left on the needle - pick up 8 more stitches along one front edge, 11sts along the base, 9sts along the next front edge                  (29sts)

Row 1:          S1, knit to end
Row 2:          S1, *k2tog, yrn, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2     (Eyelet Row)
Row 3:          S1, knit to end
Cast off loosely
Darn away ends
 
Crochet a chain about 18”and draw through eyelet row
 
Tie in a bow

 

 

Little Jay Baby Bonnet              Small Preemie

Size:
Width:           3 ¼ ”
Height:          3 ¾ ”

Requires:
DK yarn
4mm needles


Instructions:
Cast on 13sts

Work in stocking stitch (1row knit, 1 row purl) for 18 rows
Cast on 11sts at end of next 2 rows                                                (35sts)

Row 1:          S1, knit to end
Row 2:          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3:          S1, knit to end
Row 4:          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 5:          S1, *k2tog, yrn, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2
Row 6:          S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 6 rows once more
Row 13:        S1, knit to end
Row 14:        S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 15:        S1, knit to end
Row 16:        S1, purl to last st, k1

Knit 2 rows

Cast off loosely (knitwise), leaving the last stitch on the needle – do not cut the yarn
Sew side edge of cap to 12 cast on stitches of front - sew second side the same

Continuing from the stitch left on the needle - pick up 9 more stitches along one front edge, 13sts along the base, 10sts along the next front edge                  (33sts)
Row 1:          S1, knit to end
Row 2:          S1, *k2tog, yrn, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2     (Eyelet Row)
Row 3:          S1, knit to end

Cast off loosely
Darn away ends

Crochet a chain about 20" and draw through eyelet row

Tie in a bow

 
 
 
Little Jay Baby Bonnet                 Medium Preemie

 Size:
Width:           3 ¾ ”
Height:          4 ”

 
Requires:

DK yarn
4mm needles

 
Instructions:

Cast on 15sts

Work in stocking stitch (1row knit, 1 row purl) for 20 rows
Cast on 12sts at end of next 2 rows                                                (39sts)
Row 1:          S1, knit to end
Row 2:          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3:          S1, knit to end
Row 4:          S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 5:          S1, *k2tog, yrn, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2
Row 6:          S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 6 rows twice more

Work 2 rows stocking stitch
Knit 2 rows
 
Cast off loosely (knitwise), leaving the last stitch on the needle – do not cut the yarn

Sew side edge of cap to 12 cast on stitches of front - sew second side the same

Continuing from the stitch left on the needle - pick up 10 more stitches along one front edge, 15sts along the base, 11sts along the next front edge                  (37sts)
Row 1:          S1, knit to end
Row 2:          S1, *k2tog, yrn, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2     (Eyelet Row)
Row 3:          S1, knit to end

Cast off loosely
Darn away ends

Crochet a chain about 22" and draw through eyelet row
Tie in a bow

 
I am happy for you to use my patterns for your own use or for charity donations.
In addition:  You can gift or sell any finished items you make from my patterns.  
However, please do not copy my patterns
 

Copyright © 2016 ‘made by marianna’  All Rights Reserved
This pattern (the information and photos) may not be copied or reproduced
or republished on another webpage or website.

 
 

 


2 comments :

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  2. Thank you for that nice patterns. I made shoes, hats and clothes for babies for donation. I wish God bless you.

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