Premature baby hats

Using double knitting wool and no10 (3 ¼ mm) needles.

Cast on 48 (56) sts.Knit 6 rowsContinue in stocking stitch until work measures 2 ½ ( 3) inches – 6 (7.5) cms.

Knit 2 together knit 6 – repeat to end of row. Next and every alternate row purl to end

Continue decreasing i.e. knit 2 together knit 5 (4) (3) (2) (1) until 12 (14) stitches remain.

Purl one row, knit 2 together 6 (8) times

Thread wool through remaining stitches and fasten off. Sew up the back seam.

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