Knit baby beanies

By Drum Digital
01 May 2014

Why not help out a new mom? Many families arrive at the delivery rooms with very little if any woolen garments to dress their new baby in and really appreciate the beanies which are gifted to them free of any charge to take home. Here's how.

Many families arrive at the delivery rooms with very little if any woolen garments to dress their new baby in and really appreciate the beanies which are gifted to them free of any charge to take home.

When you have finished, drop off your beanies at any Government hospital.

Sizes                           1.4kg – 1.8kg / 1.8 kg – 2.5 kg

Length                       15 cm / 17cm

Cast on                      90 sts / 90 sts

Materials

1 x 25 g ball of 3 / 4 ply baby wool

1 pair of 3.25 needles

Basic Pattern

Cast on required number of stitches as above.

Work in double rib to length required as above.

Decreasing row *K2 tog, P2 tog, repeat from * to end.

Work 6 rows in single rib.

Break off yarn long enough to thread onto a needle and pull through stitches.

Sew up with a flat seam.

Make pompom if desired.

(Pattern – Wellington Children’s Hospital.)

Project – The Ruth Mailbag Group

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Related links:

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/the-ruth-mailbag-;

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TheRuthMailbagGroup/;

http://theruthmailbaggroup.blogspot.com/;

https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Ruth-Mailbag-Group/153666104700531;

http://www.flickr.com/groups/the-ruth-mailbag-group/;

http://www.ravelry.com/groups/the-ruth-mailbag-group

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