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I am a stay at home mom of 3 children who are my inspiration and joy of my life along with my husband. As a young girl my Great Grandmother taught me the art of crocheting. I have been developing my ...

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Preemie Hippo Hat

from My Sweet Potato 3
(4) Name: 'Crocheting : Preemie Hippo Hat
Preemie Hippo Hat Preemie Hippo Hat

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • sc, hdc, dc
  • crochet in front loops
  • crochet in rounds
  • sew pieces together

Pattern Description:

An adorable Hippo Hat for those that were brought to us sooner than expected. This preemie sized hat was designed in collaboration with other designers for Rosie's Cozies (an organization that donates preemie hats to NICU's). Please visit the link below to see the entire "Zoo Collection."


With Hook K:
9 rows with 12 hdc = 4 inches square

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Preemie Hat


  • worsted weight yarn
  • 2 small buttons (for eyes)
  • Hook H (5mm) & K (6.5mm)
  • Yarn Needle