Free Crochet Premature Baby Outfit Pattern (2023)

Crochet Premature Baby Outfit – This precious little outfit can be crocheted for the smaller babies or those in special care baby units, it will also fit a 16 inch in length doll.

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Crochet Premature Baby Outfit UK

Pattern Number CNC308

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Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations UK
RS. Right Side
WS. Wrong Side
ch. Chain
dc. Double Crochet
tr. Treble Crochet
rpt. Repeat

ss. Slip Stitch
Inc. Increase

yrh. Yarn Round Hook

Shell. (3tr, 1ch, 3tr) into same space or stitch.

Base of ch. Work into first stitch

Dec. Pull up a loop from each stitch, yrh pull through all loops.

Approx Size to fit:
Coat: 12 Inch chest baby or 16 inch in length doll

Sleeve length from under arm to cuff approx 3.5 Inches
Finished length from shoulder approx 7 Inches

Pants:
Finished length from waist to bottom of leg approx 7 Inches

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-

55 grams of King Cole Baby 4ply in colour 1
50 grams of King Cole Baby 4ply in colour 2

3.50mm Clover crochet Hook, 3 small buttons
6mm wide satin ribbon.

For a smaller baby you can use a smaller hook size OR for a bigger baby use a larger hook and a DK (#3) yarn

TENSION – 1.5 groups & 4 rows measures approx 2 Inches

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Coat – Worked in one piece, starting with yoke.

With colour 1 make 49ch, 1tr into 4th ch from hook, 1tr into each ch to end Turn. (46tr + 3ch)

2nd Row – (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into next tr, * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of next 3tr, * rpt from * to * to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (57tr + 3ch)

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3rd Row – 3ch, 1tr into each tr to end, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.

4th Row – (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into next tr * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of next 2tr * rpt from * to * to last tr and 3ch, 2tr into tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (76tr + 3ch)

5th Row – Rpt 3rd Row.

6th Row – (Inc Row) 3ch, 1tr into next tr, * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of next 2tr * rpt from * to * to last 2tr and 3ch, 2tr into next tr, 1tr into last tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Fasten off. Turn. (101tr + 3ch)

Commence Skirt – Join in colour 2 make 3ch, miss 1tr, * 5tr into next tr, miss 1tr, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, miss 1tr, 1tr into next tr, miss 1tr, * rpt from * to * to last 4tr and 3ch, miss 1tr, 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (17, 5tr groups)

Second Row (Divide for Armholes) – 3ch, * miss 2tr, work 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, 1tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * once, 1ch, miss next 4, 5tr groups, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, 1tr into next tr, rpt from * to * 5 times, 1ch, miss 4, 5tr groups, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, 1tr into next tr, rpt from * to * once, miss 2tr, work 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (9, 5tr groups)

Third Row – 3ch, * miss 2tr, work 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, 1tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * once, work 5tr into 1ch space under arm, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, 1tr into next tr, rpt from * to * 5 times, work 5tr into 1ch space under arm, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, 1tr into next tr, rpt from * to * once, miss 2tr, work 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn. (11, 5tr groups)

Fourth Row – 3ch, * miss 2tr, work 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, 1tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last 5tr group, miss 2tr, work 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.

Rpt Fourth Row until 10 rows have been worked from yoke. Fasten off.

Sleeves x 2 – With WS facing, rejoin colour 2 to same stitch at base of armhole where you divided, make 3ch * miss 2tr, work 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, 1tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last 5tr group, miss 2tr, work 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, work 1tr into same tr where you divided at base of armhole, make 1ch, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. (4, 5tr groups)

Next Row – ss to first tr, make 3ch, * miss 2tr, work 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, 1tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last 5tr group, tr and 1ch, miss 2tr, 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, make 1ch, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.

Pattern Row 1 – 4ch, miss 1ch space, 1tr into next tr, miss 2tr, work 5tr into next tr, * miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, 1tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 5tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to 3rd of 4ch on beginning of row.

Pattern Row 2 – 3ch, * miss 2tr, work 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, 1tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last 5tr group, tr and 1ch, miss 2tr, 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, make 1ch, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 until 7 pattern rows have been worked, rpt Pattern Row 1 once. Fasten off.

Front Edging – With colour 1 and RS facing, start at lower edge on right hand side of coat, work 2dc into each row end up first front edge, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each stitch around neck, 3dc into corner, 2dc into each row end down second front edge. Turn.

Buttonhole Row – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each dc, up first front, 3dc into corner, 1dc into each dc around neck, 1dc into corner, * make 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into next 5dc, * rpt from * to * once, make 2ch, miss 1dc, 1dc into each dc to end. Turn. (3 buttonholes)

Starting with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1 row of 1dc into each dc and 2ch space to end, working 3dc into the corners. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn.

Bloomers – With colour 1 make 66ch loosely, ss to first ch to form a ring, work 4ch, miss 1ch, 1tr into next ch, miss 1ch, work 5tr into next ch, * miss 1ch, 1tr into next ch, 1ch, miss 1ch, 1tr into next ch, miss 1ch, 5tr into next ch, * rpt from * to * to last ch, miss 1ch, ss to 3rd of 4ch. Turn. (11, 5tr groups)

Next Row – 3ch, * miss 2tr, 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, 1tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last 5tr group, tr and 1ch space, miss 2tr, 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, make 1ch, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 from sleeve until 8 pattern rows have been worked. Turn.

Divide for legs – Work Pattern Row 1 over next 5 groups, miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, 1tr into next tr, miss 1tr, 5tr into next tr, ss to 3rd of 4ch on beginning of row. Turn. (6, 5tr groups)

Starting with Pattern Row 2, continue working Pattern Rows 1 & 2 from sleeves until 8 pattern rows have been worked, work Pattern Row 1 once. Fasten off.

With RS facing, return to stitches where you divided for legs, join yarn to first dc after 5tr group on first leg, 3ch, 5tr in next tr, miss 1tr, 1tr into next tr, continue with Pattern Row 2 until last 2tr, miss 1tr, make 1ch, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.

Continue with pattern rows as set until same amount of rows have been worked as first leg. Fasten off. (6, 5tr groups)

Slip stitching to first dc and turning at the end of each row work 2 rows of dc evenly along cast on edge at waist. Fasten off.

Finishing – Close small gap between legs, weave in a trim off loose ends of yarn, thread ribbon through waist and tie with bows.

Bonnet – Made in rounds without turning until Row 5.

With colour 1 make 6ch and join to first ch with a ss to form a ring, 3ch, work 11tr into ring, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row.

Row 2 – 3ch, 1tr into base of 3ch, 2tr in each of next 11tr, ss to top of 3ch. (23tr + 3ch)

Row 3 – 3ch, 1tr into base of 3ch, 1tr into next tr, * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to top of 3ch. (35tr + 3ch)

Row 4 – 3ch, 1tr into base of 3ch, 1tr into each of next 2tr, * 2tr into next tr, 1tr into each of next 2tr, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to top of 3ch. Fasten off. (47tr + 3ch)

Row 5 – Working into back loop of stitch only throughout the row. join in colour 2, make 3ch, miss 1tr, * 5tr into next tr, miss 1tr, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, miss 1tr, 1tr into next tr, miss 1tr, * rpt from * to * to last 5tr, miss 1tr, 5tr into next tr, miss 1tr, 1tr into next tr, turn leaving last tr un-worked. (8, 5tr groups)

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Row 6 – 3ch, * miss 2tr, 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, 1tr into next tr, * rpt from * to * to last 5tr group, miss 2tr, 5tr into next tr, miss 2tr, 1tr into top of 3ch. Turn.

Row 7 – make 3ch, miss 1tr, * 5tr into next tr, miss 1tr, 1tr into next tr, 1ch, miss 1tr, 1tr into next tr, miss 1tr, * rpt from * to * to last 5tr, miss 1tr, 5tr into next tr, miss 1tr, 1tr into next tr, turn leaving last tr un-worked.

Rpt Rows 6 & 7 until 7 rows in all have been worked. Fasten off.

Back Frill – Working into loose loops on crown, join colour to opening, make 1ch, work 2dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each of next 2dc, * 2dc into next dc, 1dc into each of next dc, * rpt from * to * to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn. (64dc)

Starting with 1ch, work (2dc, 2ch, 2dc) into base of 1ch, * miss 2dc, (2dc, 2ch, 2dc) into next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 2dc, miss 2dc, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

With WS facing and colour 1, start with 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch and work 2 rows of dc evenly along neck edge. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off loose ends of yarn, thread ribbon around neck edge.

Boots – With colour 2 make 21ch loosely, ss to first ch to form a ring, make 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, 1dc into each ch to end, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn. (21dc)

Next Row – 3ch, 1tr into each dc to end, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (20tr + 3ch)

Starting with 3ch, work 3 rows of 1tr into each tr to end, slip stitching to top of 3ch and turning on the end of each row. Fasten off.

Miss 7tr, Join yarn to next tr, make 3ch, work 1tr into next 6tr, turn leaving 7tr un-worked.

Starting with 3ch, work 2 more rows in tr on these stitches. Fasten off. Turn. (6tr + 3ch)

Join yarn to first tr after ss seam, were you casted off at ankle, 3ch, work 1tr into each of next 6tr, then work 7tr along first side of instep, 1tr into each of 7tr at top of instep (toe), 7tr along opposite side of instep, 1tr into each of the remaining 7tr, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn. (34tr + 3ch)

Starting with 3ch, work 1 more row in tr on these stitches, ss to top of 3ch on beginning of row. Turn.

Shape Sole
Dec Row 1 – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, dec (see abbrev) 1dc over next 2tr, 1dc into each of next 11tr, dec 1dc over next 2tr, 1dc into next 3tr, dec 1dc over next 2tr, 1dc into next 11tr, dec 1dc over next 2tr, 1dc into last dc, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn. (31dc)

Dec Row 2 – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, dec 1dc over next 2dc, 1dc into next 10dc, dec 1dc over next 2dc, 1dc into next dc, dec 1dc over next 2dc, 1dc into next 10dc, dec 1dc over next 2dc, 1dc into last dc, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Turn. (27dc)

Dec Row 3 – 1ch, 1dc into base of 1ch, dec 1dc next 2dc, 1dc into next 8dc, dec 1dc over next 2dc, 1dc into next dc, dec 1dc over next 2dc, 1dc into next 8dc, dec 1dc over next 2dc, 1dc into last dc, ss to first dc on beginning of row. Fasten off. (23dc)

Finishing – Close open seam on bottom of bootie together, weave in and trim off loose ends of yarn, turn through to right side, thread ribbon through tr’s on ankle.

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Crochet Premature Baby Outfit USA

Pattern Number CNC308

Skill Level: Intermediate

Abbreviations USA
RS. Right Side
WS. Wrong Side
ch. Chain
sc. Single Crochet
dc. Double Crochet
rpt. Repeat

sl st. Slip Stitch
Inc. Increase
yo. Yarn Over

Shell. (3dc, ch1, 3dc) in same space or stitch.

Base of ch. Work in first stitch

Dec. Pull up a loop from each stitch, yo pull through all loops.

Approx Size to fit:
Coat: 12 Inch chest baby or 16 inch in length doll

Sleeve length from under arm to cuff approx 3.5 Inches
Finished length from shoulder approx 7 Inches

Pants:
Finished length from waist to bottom of leg approx 7 Inches

Materials
For great results it is always best to use the recommended yarn, I have used approximately:-

55 grams of King Cole Baby 4ply in color 1
50 grams of King Cole Baby 4ply in color 2

An equivalent yarn would be a fingering weight

3.50mm Clover crochet Hook, 3 small buttons
6mm wide satin ribbon

For a smaller baby you can use a smaller hook size OR for a bigger baby use a larger hook and a DK (#3) yarn

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GAUGE – 1.5 groups & 4 rows measures approx 2 Inches

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Coat – Worked in one piece, starting with yoke.

With color 1 ch49, 1dc in 4th ch from hook, 1dc in each ch to end. Turn (46dc + ch3)

2nd Row – (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in next dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 3dc, * rpt from * to * to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (57dc + ch3)

3rd Row – ch3, 1dc in each dc to end, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.

4th Row – (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in next dc * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc * rpt from * to * to last dc and ch3, 2dc in dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (76dc + ch3)

5th Row – Rpt 3rd Row.

6th Row – (Inc Row) ch3, 1dc in next dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc * rpt from * to * to last 2dc and ch3, 2dc in next dc, 1dc in last dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Fasten off. Turn. (101dc + ch3)

Commence Skirt – Join in color 2 ch3, skip 1dc, * 5dc in next dc, skip 1dc, 1dc in next dc, ch1, skip 1dc, 1dc in next dc, skip 1dc, * rpt from * to * to last 4dc and ch3, skip 1dc, 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (17, 5dc groups)

Second Row (Divide for Armholes) – ch3, * skip 2dc, work 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * once, ch1, skip next 4, 5dc groups, 1dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next dc, rpt from * to * 5 times, ch1, skip 4, 5dc groups, 1dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next dc, rpt from * to * once, skip 2dc, work 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (9, 5dc groups)

Third Row – ch3, * skip 2dc, work 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * once, work 5dc in ch1 space under arm, 1dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next dc, rpt from * to * 5 times, work 5dc in ch1 space under arm, 1dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next dc, rpt from * to * once, skip 2dc, work 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn. (11, 5dc groups)

Fourth Row – ch3, * skip 2dc, work 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 5dc group, skip 2dc, work 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.

Rpt Fourth Row until 10 rows have been worked from yoke. Fasten off.

Sleeves x 2 – With WS facing, rejoin color 2 to same stitch at base of armhole where you divided ch3, * skip 2dc, work 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 5dc group, skip 2dc, work 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, work 1dc in same dc where you divided at base of armhole, ch1, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. (4, 5dc groups)

Next Row – sl st to first dc, ch3, * skip 2dc, work 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 5dc group, dc and ch1, skip 2dc, 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, ch1, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn.

Pattern Row 1 – ch4, skip ch1 space, 1dc in next dc, skip 2dc, work 5dc in next dc, * skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 5dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to 3rd of ch4 on beginning of row.

Pattern Row 2 – ch3, * skip 2dc, work 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 5dc group, dc and ch1, skip 2dc, 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, ch1, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 until 7 pattern rows have been worked, rpt Pattern Row 1 once. Fasten off.

Front Edging – With color 1 and RS facing, start at lower edge on right hand side of coat, work 2sc in each row end up first front edge, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each stitch around neck, 3sc in corner, 2sc in each row end down second front edge. Turn.

Buttonhole Row – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each sc, up first front, 3sc in corner, 1sc in each sc around neck, 1sc in corner, * ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in next 5sc, * rpt from * to * once, ch2, skip 1sc, 1sc in each sc to end. Turn. (3 buttonholes)

Starting with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1 row of 1sc in each sc and ch2 space to end, working 3sc in the corners. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off any loose ends of yarn.

Bloomers – With color 1 ch66 loosely, sl st to first ch to form a ring, ch4, skip ch1, 1dc in next ch, skip ch1, work 5dc in next ch, * skip ch1, 1dc in next ch, ch1, skip ch1, 1dc in next ch, skip ch1, 5dc in next ch, * rpt from * to * to last ch, skip ch1, sl st to 3rd of ch4. Turn. (11, 5dc groups)

Next Row – ch3, * skip 2dc, 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 5dc group, dc and ch1 space, skip 2dc, 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, ch1, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn.

Rpt Pattern Rows 1 & 2 from sleeve until 8 pattern rows have been worked. Turn.

Divide for legs – Work Pattern Row 1 over next 5 groups, skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next dc, skip 1dc, 5dc in next dc, sl st to 3rd of ch4 on beginning of row. Turn. (6, 5dc groups)

Starting with Pattern Row 2, continue working Pattern Rows 1 & 2 from sleeves until 8 pattern rows have been worked, work Pattern Row 1 once. Fasten off.

With RS facing, return to stitches where you divided for legs, join yarn to first dc after 5dc group on first leg, ch3, 5dc in next dc, skip 1dc, 1dc in next dc, continue with Pattern Row 2 until last 2dc, skip 1dc, ch1, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn

Continue with pattern rows as set until same amount of rows have been worked as first leg. Fasten off. (6, 5dc groups)

Slip stitching to first sc and turning at the end of each row work 2 rows of sc evenly along cast on edge at waist. Fasten off.

Finishing – Close small gap between legs, weave in a trim off loose ends of yarn, thread ribbon through waist and tie with bows.

Bonnet – Made in rounds without turning until Row 5.

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With color 1 ch6 and join to first ch with a sl st to form a ring, ch3, work 11dc in ring, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row.

Row 2 – ch3, 1dc in base of ch3, 2dc in each of next 11dc, sl st to top of ch3. (23dc + ch3)

Row 3 – ch3, 1dc in base of ch3, 1dc in next dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to top of ch3. (35dc + ch3)

Row 4 – ch3, 1dc in base of ch3, 1dc in each of next 2dc, * 2dc in next dc, 1dc in each of next 2dc, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to top of ch3. Fasten off. (47dc + ch3)

Row 5 – Working in back loop of stitch only throughout the row. join in color 2, ch3, skip 1dc, * 5dc in next dc, skip 1dc, 1dc in next dc, ch1, skip 1dc, 1dc in next dc, skip 1dc, * rpt from * to * to last 5dc, skip 1dc, 5dc in next dc, skip 1dc, 1dc in next dc, turn leaving last dc un-worked. (8, 5dc groups)

Row 6 – ch3, * skip 2dc, 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in next dc, ch1, 1dc in next dc, * rpt from * to * to last 5dc group, skip 2dc, 5dc in next dc, skip 2dc, 1dc in top of ch3. Turn.

Row 7 – ch3, skip 1dc, * 5dc in next dc, skip 1dc, 1dc in next dc, ch1, skip 1dc, 1dc in next dc, skip 1dc, * rpt from * to * to last 5dc, skip 1dc, 5dc in next dc, skip 1dc, 1dc in next dc, turn leaving last dc un-worked.

Rpt Rows 6 & 7 until 7 rows in all have been worked. Fasten off.

Back Frill – Working in loose loops on crown, join color to opening, ch1, work 2sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each of next 2sc, * 2sc in next sc, 1sc in each of next sc, * rpt from * to * to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn. (64sc)

Starting with ch1, work (2sc, ch2, 2sc) in base of ch1, * skip 2sc, (2sc, ch2, 2sc) in next sc, * rpt from * to * to last 2sc, skip 2sc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off.

With WS facing and color 1, start with ch1, 1sc in base of ch1 and work 2 rows of sc evenly along neck edge. Fasten off.

Finishing – Weave in and trim off loose ends of yarn, thread ribbon around neck edge.

Boots – With color 2 ch21 loosely, sl st to first ch to form a ring, ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, 1sc in each ch to end, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn. (21sc)

Next Row – ch3, 1dc in each sc to end, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn. (20dc + ch3)

Starting with ch3, work 3 rows of 1dc in each dc to end, slip stitching to top of ch3 and turning on the end of each row. Fasten off.

Skip 7dc, Join yarn to next dc, ch3, work 1dc in next 6dc, turn leaving 7dc un-worked.

Starting with ch3, work 2 more rows in dc on these stitches. Fasten off. Turn. (6dc + ch3)

Join yarn to first dc after sl st seam, were you casted off at ankle, ch3, work 1dc in each of next 6dc, then work 7dc along first side of instep, 1dc in each of 7dc at top of instep (toe), 7dc along opposite side of instep, 1dc in each of the remaining 7dc, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn. (34dc + ch3)

Starting with ch3, work 1 more row in dc on these stitches, sl st to top of ch3 on beginning of row. Turn.

Shape Sole
Dec Row 1 – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, dec (see abbrev) 1sc over next 2dc, 1sc in each of next 11dc, dec 1sc over next 2dc, 1sc in next 3dc, dec 1sc over next 2dc, 1sc in next 11dc, dec 1sc over next 2dc, 1sc in last sc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn. (31sc)

Dec Row 2 – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, dec 1sc over next 2sc, 1sc in next 10sc, dec 1sc over next 2sc, 1sc in next sc, dec 1sc over next 2sc, 1sc in next 10sc, dec 1sc over next 2sc, 1sc in last sc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Turn. (27sc)

Dec Row 3 – ch1, 1sc in base of ch1, dec 1sc next 2sc, 1sc in next 8sc, dec 1sc over next 2sc, 1sc in next sc, dec 1sc over next 2sc, 1sc in next 8sc, dec 1sc over next 2sc, 1sc in last sc, sl st to first sc on beginning of row. Fasten off. (23sc)

Finishing – Close open seam on bottom of bootie together, weave in and trim off loose ends of yarn, turn through to right side, thread ribbon through dc’s on ankle.

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FAQs

What should a premature baby wear? ›

The best way to keep your baby's temperature at a comfortable and safe level is by dressing them in layers, such as a vest, sleepsuit, blankets or zip-up sleeping bag. You can add or remove an item depending on how warm or cold it is.

Do premature babies need clothes? ›

Your premature baby's basic needs are pretty much the same as any other baby's. He'll need clothes, nappies, a car seat, somewhere safe to sleep, and possibly some feeding equipment. Part of the fun of having a baby is shopping so you have everything ready before the birth.

Can you crochet a baby cardigan? ›

Offered in three different sizes, this crochet baby cardigan pattern is a quick and easy project for you as there's no seaming or tricky assembly. The pattern is the same for all three sizes (newborn, 0 – 3 months, 3 – 6 months) – all you need to do is switch up the hook size.

Is 0 3 months the same as preemie? ›

Depending on the brand of clothing, some of the sizes you can expect to see are: P (Preemie) N (Newborn) 0-3 months.

What size is a preemie outfit? ›

For example, “preemie” § usually fits babies up to 17 inches long and five pounds. “Newborn” (NB) represents an average baby at birth up to 21.5 inches long and five to eight pounds.

What yarn is best for baby crochet? ›

Acrylic yarns are great for crochet or knit baby blankets because of the wide range of colors they are available in, plus they are easily washable. My top two favorite acrylic yarns for blankets are Brava from WeCrochet/Knitpicks and Vanna's Choice from Lionbrand.

Why do they put plastic bags on preemies? ›

Cheap and simple plastic wrapping used in the first 10 minutes after birth helps pre-term and low birth weight infants avoid hypothermia.

At what weight do preemies go home? ›

A premature baby needs to be able to maintain their body temperature in an open crib before they can go home. 1 When your baby is able to do this will depend more on their weight than their gestational age. In general, preemies can maintain their own body temperature once they weigh about 4 pounds.

Should my preemie sleep with a hat on? ›

It is also important to make sure that your baby's head is uncovered while they are sleeping, so take off hats indoors. To check your baby's temperature, use a digital thermometer and place this under their armpit.

How many squares do you need for a crochet cardigan? ›

How many granny squares does it take to make a cardigan? You are going to need 38 granny squares for sizes XS to L and 70 granny squares for XL to 5XL to crochet the granny square cardigan.

What stitch should I use for a crochet cardigan? ›

The alternate single crochet stitch creates a solid fabric perfect for crochet sweaters. You alternate front loop and back loop sc and it makes a gorgeous texture. Plus crocheting in only one loop gives this crochet top a lot of movement that's great for a kids sweater.

What is the minimum weight of a premature baby? ›

Characteristics of Babies Born Premature

While the average full-term baby weighs about 7 pounds (3.17 kg) at birth, a premature newborn might weigh 5 pounds (2.26 kg) or even considerably less.

What is the lowest weight for a premature baby? ›

Babies weighing less than 3 pounds, 5 ounces (1,500 grams) at birth are considered very low birth weight. Low birth weight is most often caused by premature birth. Nearly all low-birth-weight babies need special care in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) until they gain weight and are well enough to go home.

What week is no longer preemie? ›

Pregnancy lasts an average of 40 weeks (usually between 38 and 42 weeks). A premature birth is when a baby is born before 37 weeks. So a baby born at 36 weeks and 6 days is officially premature.

What weight should preemie clothes be? ›

What Size are Preemie Clothes. Preemie clothing sizes are based on height and weight. Micro-preemie clothes are designed for the smallest infants, weighing 1 to 3 pounds. Preemie is the next size up, and these items usually fit babies up to 6 pounds in weight and 17 inches in length.

What weight is preemie vs newborn? ›

The average full term baby's birthweight is around 7 pounds. The weight of a premature infant varies greatly and depends on the baby's gestational age at birth. A premature baby can weigh anywhere from one pound to 5 pounds. It can be a bit overwhelming to see such a tiny baby, especially for the first time.

What weight is preemie sizes? ›

There are 2-3 distinct size ranges in Preemie clothing, in addition to the mainstream “Newborn” size of 5-8lbs that is more widely available. The typical size breakout works like this: Micro (1-3lbs) and Preemie (3-6lbs).

Is crochet Still in Style 2022? ›

Artisanal crochet knits continue to be a fashion go-to in autumn, as seen on fall 2022 runways at Loewe, Jonathan Simkhai, Chloé and other designers.

What's the fastest thing to crochet? ›

Based on the numbers, the consensus is that the double crochet stitch is the fastest to work up. Based on the number of yarn overs and loops to pull, this stitch is a favorite for many! It's fast, it's easy and once you get going, this stitch has a nice, easy rhythm.

Which crochet stitch uses the least? ›

Openwork stitch patterns often use the least yarn. For example, a double crochet mesh will use less yarn than a basic double crochet fabric because it has openwork spaces between the dc stitches.

What is the safest yarn to use for babies? ›

Cotton yarns are considered to be good for babies because they are soft and they are usually not too heavy. Most cotton yarns are machine washable and feel good against baby's sensitive skin. You can even get organic cotton, such as the Oh Baby!

Is acrylic yarn OK for babies? ›

Don't use an acrylic, cotton, or bamboo just because of the fiber content. Make sure the yarn is soft as well as easy-care. Fibers like mohair and alpaca might feel wonderful to your skin, but they can easily irritate a baby and aren't known for their machine washing properties.

How much yarn do I need for a preemie blanket? ›

What You'll Need. Yarn: DK Weight (#3 Light) approximately 350 yards. Shown: Bernat Softee Baby (100% Acrylic), 362 yds [331m]/5oz[140g] #166030-02000 White, 1 skein. Hook Size: Size G/6 (4.0 mm) or size needed to obtain gauge.

How many crochet stitches do you need for a baby blanket? ›

If the blanket you want is 10” X 10”, that means it will be 4.75 X 10 = 47.5 (round up to 48) rows long. To get all the stitches in the whole blanket multiply 35 stitches X 48 rows = 1680 stitches. 140 X 190 = 26,600 stitches to make the whole blanket.

Why do they put a light an A premature baby? ›

Jaundice, a condition caused by high levels of bilirubin that leads yellowing of the skin and eyes, is very common in premature babies. To treat it, babies are placed under bright blue lights, called bililights, for three to seven days of phototherapy.

What is the most common issue problem with preemies? ›

Premature babies are more likely to have chronic health issues — some of which may require hospital care — than are full-term infants. Infections, asthma and feeding problems are more likely to develop or persist. Premature infants are also at increased risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Why do preemies need G tube? ›

G-tubes are generally used for babies who will need tube feeding for a long period of time due to an inability to take food by mouth. They are placed by a pediatric surgeon directly through the abdomen and into the stomach.

How long should you wait to take a preemie out in public? ›

It is best not to take your baby out in public for the first three months after bringing your baby home from the hospital. When you do take him/her out, try to avoid crowds of people who might have colds and other illnesses.

How often should you bathe a preemie baby? ›

Premature babies have very delicate skin, and don't need a bath everyday. They can get very dry skin, so bathing them every two-to-four days is more than sufficient.

Do premature babies look different when they grow up? ›

Premature babies, especially ones that experience lengthy stays in the NICU, may exhibit growth and development which looks much different to that of their full-term peers.

Should preemies always be swaddled? ›

Premature Infant- Because preemies become overstimulated so easy, it is a good idea to swaddle for much of the day, and certainly for naps and night time. Once the baby reaches their due date, you can stop swaddling so frequently.

When should I stop swaddling my preemie? ›

‌You should stop swaddling your baby when they start to roll over. That's typically between two and four months. During this time, your baby might be able to roll onto their tummy, but not be able to roll back over. This can raise their risk of SIDs.

How do you burp a premature baby? ›

The easiest way to burp is upright or slightly forward on your lap, always supporting baby's head. Gently rub your baby's back or pat to help release air. If this technique doesn't work, try slowly moving your baby forward and back from burping position on your lap.

How long does it take a beginner to crochet a cardigan? ›

But, 44% of people surveyed answered it would take them 30 hours or more. As you can see, 30% of crocheters said it would take them 20-25 hours, 19% said 15-20 hours, and only 5% said it would take them UNDER 15 hours.

Is it easier to knit or crochet a cardigan? ›

Once you've learned the basics, many people find crocheting easier than knitting because you don't have to move the stitches back and forth between needles. Crocheting is less likely to unravel by mistake than knitting is. This is a major benefit of crocheting when first learning how to crochet vs knit.

How many stitches make a perfect square? ›

Start by casting on 60 stitches and work every row in knit stitch. Keep on going, knitting every row until you have a square – this will be about 120-130 rows. It should be approximately 12 inches by 12 inches but don't worry if it's a bit bigger or smaller – we will still be able to use it.

What is a crab stitch in crochet? ›

The crab stitch (a.k.a. reverse single crochet) is literally the single crochet stitch done in reverse. Instead of working as you normally would (right to left) you are working left to right.

What is the softest crochet stitch? ›

DOUBE WAFFLE STITCH

Not only do they look amazing, but the extra weight behind the stitch means the fabric is soft, squishy and super warm. Double waffle stitch is one of my favourites. Deceptively simple to make, there's a soothing quality to putting this pattern together.

What crochet stitch has the best drape? ›

Patterns like moss stitch, v-stitch, and extended crochet stitches (see my stitch directory for details) all have good drape, as do linked stitches, and often stitches worked in back or front loops (although these will drape more in one direction!). The perceptions scarf – showing cotton can drape too!

Do premature babies need to be kept warm? ›

Late preterm infants may require additional support to keep warm. For some infants, this extra support may consist of a hat and additional clothing. However, other infants may require support from warming lights, a radiant warmer, or an incubator for several hours, days or weeks after birth.

What do premature babies wear in an incubator? ›

If your baby is premature and in an incubator the most they will wear in the early stages is a nappy and possibly a hat. This allows the nurses to observe your baby more clearly, whilst also attaching monitors and lines. The incubators are kept at a constant temperature, ensuring that your baby is kept warm.

How do you dress a premature baby to sleep? ›

Dressed in a one-piece sleeper, your baby should be placed on his/her back, with nothing covering their face or head. You can place your baby's crib near your bed, but you should not sleep with them on a couch, bed, or chair.

What should a premature baby avoid? ›

Ways of Preventing or Reducing the Risk of Premature Birth
  • Avoid tobacco, smoking, e-cigarettes, and second hand smoke.
  • Don't drink alcohol while trying to get pregnant and during pregnancy.
  • Don't use street drugs and avoid misuse of prescription drugs.
  • Eat a balanced diet with foods containing iron and folic acid.
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What is the earliest a baby has survived premature? ›

Guinness World Records officially named Curtis Means, born at 21 weeks and one day at UAB Hospital, the most premature infant to survive. Videography: Andrea Reiber, Jeff Myers, Carson Young and Steve Wood.

How do I know if my preemie is too cold? ›

The best way to tell if your baby is warm enough is to look at and touch your baby's skin. If your baby's skin looks blotchy and cool or if your baby's hands and feet feel cold, you may want to add additional clothing such as socks or a hat.

At what weight can a preemie come home? ›

A premature baby needs to be able to maintain their body temperature in an open crib before they can go home. 1 When your baby is able to do this will depend more on their weight than their gestational age. In general, preemies can maintain their own body temperature once they weigh about 4 pounds.

Why do they put a blue light on a premature baby? ›

Jaundice, a condition caused by high levels of bilirubin that leads yellowing of the skin and eyes, is very common in premature babies. To treat it, babies are placed under bright blue lights, called bililights, for three to seven days of phototherapy.

Should I swaddle my preemie at night? ›

Premature Infant- Because preemies become overstimulated so easy, it is a good idea to swaddle for much of the day, and certainly for naps and night time. Once the baby reaches their due date, you can stop swaddling so frequently.

Should preemie sleep with hat on? ›

It is also important to make sure that your baby's head is uncovered while they are sleeping, so take off hats indoors.

What temperature should the house be for a preemie? ›

How warm should I keep the temperature in my house? A low to mid-70's temperature is warm enough as long as the baby is dressed appropriately.

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