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Grace Baby Cardigan and Hat



Such a sweet design - and easy to knit.

Ideal for either a new baby boy or girl ~ or even a doll!

The matching hat completes the outfit.

Super cute! :)


Knitted from the bottom up.


Requires DK (8ply) yarn & 4mm needles. 22sts = 4" (10cm


Grace Baby Cardigan

newborn, large preemie, medium preemie, small preemie


https://mariannaslazydaisydays.blogspot.com/2017/09/grace-baby-cardigan-jacket.html



Grace Baby Hat

0- 3months, small newborn/large preemie, medium preemie, small preemie




Newborn – 3 months Baby Hat 12″ circumference, 5½ - 6“ high


DK yarn ~ around 12-14g

4mm needles

Cast on 66sts

Knit 6 rows

Row 7: S1, knit to end

Row 8: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 9: S1, knit to end

Row 10: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 11: S1, k1, k2, * yon, k2tog, k6, repeat from * to last 6sts, yon, k2tog, k4

Row 12: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 13: S1, k1, *yon, k2tog, k2, repeat from * to end

Row 14: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 15: S1, k1, k2, * yon, k2tog, k6, repeat from * to last 6sts, yon, k2tog, k4

Row 16: S1, purl to last 2sts, k2tog 65sts

Row 17: S1, knit to end

Row 18: S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 5 times more


Shape Crown

1st Row: (K6, k2tog tbl ) repeat to last st, k1 57sts 2nd, 4th,6th,8th,10th Rows: S1, purl to last st, k1 3rd Row: (K5, k2tog tbl) repeat to last st, k1 49sts 5th Row: (K4, k2tog tbl) repeat to last st, k1 41sts 7th Row: (K3, k2tog tbl) repeat to last st, k1 33sts 9th Row: (K2, k2tog tbl) repeat to last st, k1 25sts 11th Row (K1, k2tog tbl) repeat to last st, k1 17sts 12th Row (P2tog) repeat to last st, k1 9sts

Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.

With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining stitches. Pull to gather up.

Sew up side seam and weave in ends.


Large Premature / Small Newborn Baby Hat 10½″ circumference, 4¾“ high


DK yarn ~ around 10-12g

4mm needles


Cast on 58sts

Knit 4 rows

Row 5: S1, knit to end

Row 6: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 7: S1, knit to end

Row 8: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 9: S1, k3, * yon, k2tog, k6, repeat from * to last 6sts, yon, k2tog, k4

Row 10: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 11: S1, k1, *yon, k2tog, k2, repeat from * to end

Row 12: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 13: S1, k3, * yon, k2tog, k6, repeat from * to last 6sts, yon, k2tog, k4

Row 14: S1, purl to last 2sts, k2tog 57sts

Row 15: S1, knit to end

Row 16: S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 4 times more

(Work should measure around 3½“ ~ it is easy to adjust the length here)


Shape Crown

1st Row: (K5, k2tog) repeat to last st, k1 49sts

2nd, 4th,6th, 8th, 10th Rows: S1, purl to last st, k1 3rd Row: (K4, k2tog) repeat to last st, k1 41sts 5th Row: (K3, k2tog) repeat to last st, k1 33sts 7th Row: (K2, k2tog) repeat to last st, k1 25sts 9th Row (K1, k2tog) repeat to last st, k1 17sts 11th Row (k2tog) repeat to last st, k1 9sts


Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.

With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining stitches. Pull to gather up.

Sew up side seam and weave in ends.


Medium / Large Premature Baby Hat 9″ circumference, 4“ high

Cast on 50sts

Knit 4 rows

Row 5: S1, knit to end

Row 6: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 7: S1, knit to end

Row 8: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 9: S1, k3, * yon, k2tog, k6, repeat from * to last 6sts, yon, k2tog, k4

Row 10: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 11: S1, k1, *yon, k2tog, k2, repeat from * to end

Row 12: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 13: S1, k3, * yon, k2tog, k6, repeat from * to last 6sts, yon, k2tog, k4

Row 14: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 15: S1, knit to end

Row 16: S1, purl to last st, k1

Repeat the last 2 rows 4 times more

(Work should measure around 3“ ~ it is easy to adjust the length here)

Shape Crown

Next Row: *K3, k2tog, repeat from * to end 40sts

Next Row: S1, purl to last st, k1

Next Row: *K2, k2tog, repeat from * to end 30sts

Next Row: S1, purl to last st, k1

Next Row: *K1, k2tog, repeat from * to end 20sts

Next Row: S1, purl to last st, k1

Next Row: * K2tog, repeat from * to end 10sts

Next Row: S1, purl to last st, k1

Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.

With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining stitches. Pull to gather up.

Sew up side seam and weave in ends.

Small / Medium Premature Baby 7½″ circumference, 3½“ high

Cast on 42sts

Knit 4 rows

Row 5: S1, knit to end

Row 6: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 7: S1, knit to end

Row 8: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 9: S1, k3, * yon, k2tog, k6, repeat from * to last 6sts, yon, k2tog, k4

Row 10: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 11: S1, k1, *yon, k2tog, k2, repeat from * to end

Row 12: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 13: S1, k3, * yon, k2tog, k6, repeat from * to last 6sts, yon, k2tog, k4

Row 14: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 15: S1, knit to end

Row 16: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 17: S1, knit to end

Row 18: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 19: K2tog, knit to last 2sts, k2tog 40sts

Row 20: S1, purl to last st, k1

(Work should measure around 2½“ ~ it is easy to adjust the length here)

Shape Crown

Next Row: *K3, k2tog, repeat from * to end 32sts

Next Row: S1, purl to last st, k1

Next Row: *K2, k2tog, repeat from * to end 24sts

Next Row: S1, purl to last st, k1

Next Row: *K1, k2tog, repeat from * to end 16sts

Next Row: S1, purl to last st, k1

Next Row: * K2tog, repeat from * to end 8sts

Next Row: S1, purl to last st, k1

Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.

With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining stitches. Pull to gather up.

Sew up side seam and weave in ends.

Small Premature Baby Hat ~ 6″ circumference, 3“ high

DK yarn ~ around 10-12g

4mm needles

Cast on 34sts

Knit 4 rows

Row 5: S1, knit to end

Row 6: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 7: S1, knit to end

Row 8: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 9: S1, k3, * yon, k2tog, k6, repeat from * to last 6sts, yon, k2tog, k4

Row 10: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 11: S1, k1, *yon, k2tog, k2, repeat from * to end

Row 12: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 13: S1, k3, * yon, k2tog, k6, repeat from * to last 6sts, yon, k2tog, k4

Row 14: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 15: Kfb, knit to end 35sts

Row 16: S1, purl to last st, k1

Row 17: S1, knit to end

Row 18: S1, purl to last st, k1

(Work should measure around 2¼“ ~ it is easy to adjust the length here)

Shape Crown

Next Row: *K3, k2tog, repeat from * to end 28sts

Next Row: S1, purl to last st, k1

Next Row: *K2, k2tog, repeat from * to end 21sts

Next Row: S1, purl to last st, k1

Next Row: *K1, k2tog, repeat from * to end 14sts

Next Row: S1, purl to last st, k1

Next Row: * K2tog, repeat from * to end 7sts

Cut the yarn leaving a ‘tail’.

With a yarn needle, pull the yarn through all the remaining stitches. Pull to gather up.

Sew up side seam and weave in ends.


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