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Destrehan, LA (near New Orleans)

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Seemingly Seamless 2-Needle Preemie Cap

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Seemingly Seamless 2-Needle Preemie Cap
Seemingly Seamless 2-Needle Preemie Cap
Seemingly Seamless 2-Needle Preemie Cap

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit, purl, yarn over

Pattern Description:

This preemie hat is simply knit flat back and forth on 2 needles.

What is clever is in the finishing, where the seam is sewn to mimic the herringbone lace stitch, and thus appears to be "seamless". The pattern reveals the secret that makes this work.

Your knitting friends won't believe that you didn't knit this hat circularly!


26 sts = 4"

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • premature baby


  • Fingering weight yarn
  • Size US 3 (3.25 mm) knitting needles suggested

You Will Also Need:

  • Tapestry needle

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