Itty Bitty Bear Cubs
These little preemie sized bear cub hats came about when my daughter requested something for her twin sons to wear during their stay in the NICU. The pattern can easily be made larger, for newborn or older babies, by sizing up on yarn and needles.
Small (for 11” head/ 2.5lbs - 3lbs) ~ 9” circumference, 4” height
Large (for 12.5” head/4.5lbs - 5lbs) ~ 10.5” circumference, 4.75” height
~Malabrigo Arroyo, Sport weight ( 335 yds./100g. 100% merino)
~US 3 & 4 dpns (or long circular for magic loop – instructions given for dpns)
~26.5 sts and 33 rows to 4 inches on US4 in SS