I also remember the nurses telling us that the size they need the most is one that just fits over a closed fist.
Recently I finished another shawl, and needed some quick-finish knitting before tackling another large project. So, I decided to return to those days, and so again have been knitting baby hats for preemies.
|These were finished in one week. The dark blue one is a gift for a friend of a friend, expecting her first grandchild.|
|This style makes the tiniest ones, slightly larger than my fist. Every time I knit one, I recall|
that our two children were born late and with full-sized noggins. We have been so blessed.
|This pattern is so easy, it's knit in the round, no messy seam to rub on the baby's head. These, however, are a|
bit too large for a preemie, so I'm now making this pattern with fingering yarn on a size 3 needle,
that'll make a tiny cap.