Wednesday, 27 June 2018

Simple Stripes ~ Preemie Baby Beanie Hat & Mittens

Cute and contempory 
Striped Baby Beanie Hat & Mittens

Worked flat on 2 needles - but easy to adapt to knit in the round

So sweet! 

Simple Stripes Baby Hat & Mittens
small premature, medium premature, large premature / small newborn baby

Requires ~
DK yarn
4mm needles 



Simple Stripes Baby Hat              large premature baby / small newborn


Size: 
Width:              5¼“ (13.5cm),    10½“ all around
Height:             5“ (13cm)

Requires:
DK yarn ~ around 10g, in 2 colours that look good together
4mm needles

Pattern:  
Do not cut off each yarn after knitting a stripe – just carry it loosely up the side

Using 4mm needles and colour A, cast on 57sts
1st Row:           S1, * k1, p1, rep from * to last st, k1
2nd Row:          S1, * p1, k1, rep from * to end
Repeat the last 2 rows 3 times more
Join in colour B
Using colour B ~
9th Row:           Knit across row
10th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Using colour A ~
11th Row:         Knit across row
12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 4 rows three times more
Using colour B ~
25th Row:         Knit across row
26th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

Continue in the 2 colour stripe pattern

Shape the top

Row 1:   * K5, k2tog, repeat from * last st, k1                                    (49sts)
Rows 2, 4, 6, 8 & 10:   Purl across row
Row 3:   * K4, k2tog, repeat from * to last s, k1                                 (41sts)  
Row 5:   * K3, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                (33sts)
Row 7:   * K2, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                (25sts)
Row 9:   * K1, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                (17sts)
Row 11:  * K2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                     (9sts)
Row 12:   * P2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                                    (5sts)

 Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’ to use for sewing up
With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining loops and secure

Sew up side seam and darn away ends.


Simple Stripes Baby Mittens            large premature baby / small newborn


Size:
Width:    2¼" (6cm), 4½" (11½ cm) all around 
Length:  4¼" (11cm)

Requires:
DK yarn ~ around 10g, in 2 colours that look good together
4mm needles

Pattern:           Make two mittens the same
Do not cut off each yarn after knitting a stripe – just carry it loosely up the side

Using 4mm needles and colour A, cast on 23sts
1st Row:           S1, * k1, p1, rep from * to last st, k1
2nd Row:          S1, * p1, k1, rep from * to end
Repeat the last 2 rows 3 times more, increasing one stitch at each end of last row     (25sts)
Join in colour B
Using colour B ~
9th Row:           Knit 
10th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Using colour A ~
11th Row:         Knit 
12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 4 rows three more
Using colour B ~
25th Row:         Knit 
26th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1

Shape the top ~        
Continue in the 2 colour stripe pattern
Next Row:       K1, *k2tog, k1, repeat from * to end                                                   (17sts)
Next Row:       S1, purl to last st, k1
Next Row:       Knit to end
Next Row:       *P2tog all across row, p1                                                                   (9sts)
Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.
With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining stitches and secure
Sew up side seam and darn away ends

* * * 

Simple Stripes Baby Hat                              medium premature baby


Size: 
Width:              4¼“ (11cm),    8½“ (22cm) all around
Height:             4½“ (11.5cm)

Requires:
DK yarn ~ around 8g, in 2 colours that look good together
4mm needles

Pattern:  
Do not cut off each yarn after knitting a stripe – just carry it loosely up the side

Using 4mm needles and colour A, cast on 45sts
1st Row:           S1, * k1, p1, rep from * to last st, k1
2nd Row:          S1, * p1, k1, rep from * to end
Repeat the last 2 rows 3 times more, increasing one stitch at end of the last row       (46sts)
Join in colour B
Using colour B ~
9th Row:           Knit 
10th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Using colour A ~
11th Row:         Knit
12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 4 rows three times more

Continue in the 2 colour stripe pattern

Shape the top ~

Row 1:             *K3, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                       (37sts)
Row2:              S1, purl to last st, k1
Row3:              *K2, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                       (28sts)
Row 4:             S1, purl to last st, k1  
Row 5:             *K1, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                       (19sts)
Row 6:             S1, purl to last st, k1  
Row 7:             * K2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                            (10sts)                        
Row 8:             S1, purl to last st, k1                                      

Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’ to use for sewing up
With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining loops and secure
Sew up side seam and darn away ends.


Simple Stripes Baby Mittens                             medium premature baby

Size:
Width:    2" (5cm), 4" (10cm) all around 
Length:  3¾ " (9.5cm)

Requires:
DK yarn ~ around 8g, in 2 colours that look good together
4mm needles

Pattern:           Make two mittens the same
Do not cut off each yarn after knitting a stripe – just carry it loosely up the side

Using 4mm needles and colour A, cast on 21sts
1st Row:           S1, * k1, p1, rep from * to last st, k1
2nd Row:          S1, * p1, k1, rep from * to end
Repeat the last 2 rows 3 times more, increasing one stitch at each end of last row     (23sts)
Join in colour B
Using colour B ~
9th Row:           Knit 
10th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Using colour A ~
11th Row:         Knit 
12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 4 rows three more

Shape the top ~        

Continue in the 2 colour stripe pattern
Next Row:       *K2tog, k1, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2tog                                              (15sts)
Next Row:       S1, purl to last st, k1
Next Row:       Knit 
Next Row:       *P2tog all across row, p1                                                                   (8sts)
Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.
With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining stitches and secure
Sew up side seam and darn away ends


 * * * 

Simple Stripes Baby Hat                              small premature baby


Size: 
Width:              3¼“ (8.25cm) ,  6½“ (16.5cm) all around
Height:             3½“ (9cm)

Requires:
DK yarn ~ around 6g, in 2 colours that look good together
4mm needles

Pattern:   
Do not cut off each yarn after knitting a stripe – just carry it loosely up the side

Using 4mm needles and colour A, cast on 35sts

1st Row:           S1, * k1, p1, rep from * to last st, k1
2nd Row:          S1, * p1, k1, rep from * to end
Repeat the last 2 rows 3 times more, increasing one stitch at end of the last row       (36sts)
Join in colour B
Using colour B ~
9th Row:           Knit across row
10th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Using colour A ~
11th Row:         Knit across row
12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 4 rows twice more

Continue in the 2 colour stripe pattern

Shape the top ~

Row 1:             *K3, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                       (29sts)
Row 2:             S1, purl to last st, k1
Row 3:             *K2, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                       (22sts)
Row 4:             S1, purl to last st, k1  
Row 5:             *K1, k2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                       (15sts)
Row 6:             S1, * p2tog, repeat from * to last st, k1                      (8sts)                                      

Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’ to use for sewing up
With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining loops and secure

Sew up side seam and darn away ends.



Simple Stripes Baby Mittens                            small premature baby

Size:
Width:    1 ¾" (4.5cm), 3 ½" (9cm) all around 
Length:  3 ¼" (8.5cm)

Requires:
DK yarn ~ around 6g, in 2 colours that look good together
4mm needles

Pattern:           Make two mittens the same
Do not cut off each yarn after knitting a stripe – just carry it loosely up the side

Using 4mm needles and colour A, cast on 19sts
1st Row:           S1, * k1, p1, rep from * to last st, k1
2nd Row:          S1, * p1, k1, rep from * to end
Repeat the last 2 rows 3 times more, increasing one stitch at the beg of last row     (20sts)
Join in colour B
Using colour B ~
9th Row:           Knit across row
10th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Using colour A ~
11th Row:         Knit across row
12th Row:         S1, purl to last st, k1
Repeat the last 4 rows twice more
Using colour B ~
21st Row:         Knit across row
22nd Row:        S1, purl to last st, k1

Shape the top ~
Continue in the 2 colour stripe pattern
Next Row:       *K2tog, k1, repeat from * to last 2sts, k2tog                                       (13sts)
Next Row:       S1, purl to last st, k1
Next Row:       Knit to end
Next Row:       *P2tog all across row, p1                                                                    (7sts)
Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.
With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining stitches and secure
Sew up side seam and darn away ends


You will find bigger sizes at ~ 

https://mariannaslazydaisydays.blogspot.com/2018/06/simple-stripes-baby-beanie-hat-mittens.html




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3 comments:

  1. They look easy to make but where is the bigger sizes found

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  2. It would be nice to see "printer friendly" on these lovely patterns. I knit for charity and would enjoy these patterns. thank you

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