Crochet Preemie Candy Cane Hat

Crochet Preemie Candy Cane Hat

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Enjoy this Candy Cane Hat for a Preemie!

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Sizes for Preemie:

1 -2 lbs

Baby’s Head Circumference is 9″ – 10″  (so hat circumference. should be about 7.5″ -8″  Height of hat

should be 3.5 – 4″ inches

2 – 3 lbs

Head Circumference 10″ – 11 1/4″  hat circ = 8.5″ – 10″ Hat height = 4″ inches

4 – 5 lbs

Head Circumference 11 1/2″ – 12 1/2″

hat circ = 9″ – 11.5″ Hat height = 4 to 4.5″ inches

5 1/2 – 6 lbs

Head Circumference 12 1/2″ – 13″

hat circ = 11″ – 12″ 28-33 cm Hat height = 5 to 5.5″ inches

Abbreviations: sc=single crochet sl st=slip stitch ch=chain

Single Crochet Preemie Hat

hook, red and white yarn for a preemie baby.  This is a for a 4 – 5 lbs baby,
Head Circumference 11 1/2″ – 12 1/2″ hat circ = 9″ – 11.5″ Hat height = 4 to 4.5″
Instructions: F hook, start with red yarn ch 5, sl st, to form a ring.
rnd 1. work 6 sc in the ring, sl st. (6sc)
rnd 2. work 2sc in each stitch around, sl st  (12sc)
rnd 3. ch 1, work *1sc in the next stitch, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat around, sl st (18sc)
Now switch to white yarn, for the rest of the hat, switch back and forth to white and red for each round. Slip stitch your new yarn color.
rnd 4. ch 1, work *1sc in the next two stitches, 2sc in the next stitch *repeat around, sl st (24sc)
rnd 5. ch 1, work *1sc in the next three stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat around, sl st (30sc)
rnd 6. ch 1,  work *1sc in the next four stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat around, sl st (36sc)rnd 7- until your hat reaches 4 inches, ch 1, *work 1sc in each stitch around, sl st.  *repeat around,  fasten off.
If you want to cuff your hat and flip the bottom up, then you could make the length a little longer.
For a smaller size for a preemie hat:
This size: 2 – 3 lbs
Head Circumference 10″ – 11 1/4″ hat circ = 8.5″ – 10″ Hat height = 4″F hook, start with red yarn ch 5, sl st, to form a ring.
rnd 1. work 6 sc in the ring, sl st. (6sc)rnd 2. work 2sc in each stitch around, sl st  (12sc)

rnd 3. ch 1,  work *1sc in the next stitch, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat around, sl st (18sc)
Now switch to white yarn, for the rest of the hat, switch back and forth to white and red for each round. Slip stitch your new yarn color

rnd 4. ch 1,  work *1sc in the next two stitches, 2sc in the next stitch *repeat around, sl st (24sc)

rnd 5. ch 1, work *1sc in the next three stitches, 2sc in the next stitch, *repeat around, sl st (30sc)

rnd 6- until your hat reaches 3.75 inches, ch 1, *work  1sc in each stitch around, slip stitch  *repeat around,
If you want to cuff your hat and flip the bottom up, then you could make the length a little longer.

Pom on top of the hat Video:

If you would like to make this hat bigger preemie hat, add increase with an F hook.

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4 thoughts on “Crochet Preemie Candy Cane Hat

  1. kelly says:

    just wanted to give you a heads up that one of your links is broken, everytime I click on the football beanie link it takes me to the preemie candy cane hat lol

  2. Sherry says:

    What size yarn is used for Preemie baby hat, worsted weight or sport weight or baby yarn? I love all your patterns and have downloaded a lot of them. Thank you

  3. amray2007 says:

    You can use about anything, but I used Red heart yarn, I would use Caron soft, because its so soft.

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