American Flag Hat for Babies by Glenna Muse

American Flag Hat for Babies

Knitting
May 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
20 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stockinette
US 5 - 3.75 mm
50 - 100 yards (46 - 91 m)
Micro Preemie, Medium Preemie, Large Preemie, Newborn
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This pattern is available as a free Ravelry download

Soft, light weight, American Flag hat sized for micro through large preemie, plus newborn. It’s knitted in pink, light blue, and white in DK weight Cascade Ultra Pima Cotton yarn on size 5 straight needles, seamed up each side using mattress stitch. Decorated with pink and blue tassels. “Easy”, techniques include casting on, binding off, knit and purl stitches, and easy colorwork with stripes.Also, the directions are spelled out row by row to aid beginning knitters in color changes. Great spring/summer pattern for all newborns and NICU or other charity knitters.

For more free patterns for charity knitters, see my blog: Knitting for the NICU.