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I can't believe I have this question. On circular #7 needles, knitting a baby stocking hat with fold up brim. How many inches do I knit for newborn-3 months before I start the crown decreases. Researching is showing rows but not inches. What would the total length be. What would the inches be for the hat without the roll up brim. I could do a lot of differant hats if I had 'inches'. My old brain has gone totally blank on this one....
Can anyone help on this one? I quit~turning off google~and I'm going to bed. :?
 

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(((((((( Here's a long answer showing all the sizes (adults, too), width, length, etc., and a handy future reference, so it depends also on the definition of baby, one's tension, yarn materia, etcl. 3-6 mo is listed a bit below) then you'd add length for a fold up brim...?

The metric measurements are included also. I have this info in a main link, too for baby clothing, feet, blankets, etc. Send me a private message if you'd like and I'll get them to you.
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Head Size Chart - knitted or '''crocheted hats''' should be made about 1- 1 1/2" smaller aound than the head circumference, as the hats should stretch and sizes are not an exact science! If you make it, someone will fit into it. =)

* Height given is measured BEFORE the brim is already folded up - from the base of the un-folded up brim to the center top of hat. They can be made taller if you want a larger brim to fold up. On newborn hats, fold up about 1" for a brim, on adult hats figure 2" or so for a brim, but this varies according to personal preference.

NICU nurses say that baby ribs hat are ideal hats to knit for preemies and newborns because they have so much stretch and will fit several sizes of babies.
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Preemies

1 -2 lbs 1kg
Baby's Head Circumference is 9" - 10" 23-25 cm (so hat circ. should be about 7.5" -8" 18-20 cm) Height of hat should be 3.5 - 4" 10cm

2 - 3 lbs 1.4 kg
Head Circumference 10" - 11 1/4" 25-28 cm hat circ = 8.5" - 10" 22-25 cm Hat height = 4" 10 cm

4 - 5 lbs 2 kg
Head Circumference 11 1/2" - 12 1/2" 28-33 cm hat circ = 9" - 11.5" 23-28 cm Hat height = 4 to 4.5" 10-11cm

5 1/2 - 6 lbs 2.7 kg
Head Circumference 12 1/2" - 13" 31-33 cm hat circ = 11" - 12" 28-33 cm Hat height = 5 to 5.5" 13-15 cm

Newborns
Head Circumference 13" - 14 " 33-36cm; hat circ = 11.5" - 13" Hat height = 5.5 to 6" 13-15 cm

***********Baby - 3 to 6 months
Head Circumference: 14" - 17 " 36-43 cm; Hat height= 6.5 - 7" 15-18 cm *********ADD more for a fold up brim. One Height = 6.5" + 1" = 7.5" height.

Baby - 6 to 12 months
Head Circumference: 16" - 19 " 41-48 cm ; Hat height = 7.5" 18 cm

Toddler - preschooler (12 months - 3 years)
Head Circumference: 18" to 20 " 46 -48 cm; Hat height = 8" 20 cm

Child (3 - 10 years)
Head Circumference: 19" - 20 1/2" 48-51 cm; Hat height =8.5" 22cm

Pre-teens and Teens Hat
Head Circumference: 20 1/2" - 22" 53 -56 cm; height 9-10" 25 cm

Adult Woman
Head Circumference: 21.5" - 22.5" Hat height = 11"

Adult Man
Head Circumference: 23" - 24" 58.4 cm - 61 cm; Hat height = 11"-11.5"
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quote=lindade]I can't believe I have this question. On circular #7 needles, knitting a baby stocking hat with fold up brim. How many inches do I knit for newborn-3 months before I start the crown decreases. Researching is showing rows but not inches. What would the total length be. What would the inches be for the hat without the roll up brim. I could do a lot of differant hats if I had 'inches'. My old brain has gone totally blank on this one....
Can anyone help on this one? I quit~turning off google~and I'm going to bed. :?[/quote]
 

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The day is brighter and the help is greater. I really appreciate all of you taking the time to solve my problem. This morning my lite bulb told me it was a math problem. But, the chart is fantastic and I will save that. Binky Parol 5"+ folding sounds right also. Thank you so much, Ladies!!
 

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(((((((( Here's a long answer showing all the sizes (adults, too), width, length, etc., and a handy future reference, so it depends also on the definition of baby, one's tension, yarn materia, etcl. 3-6 mo is listed a bit below) then you'd add length for a fold up brim...?

The metric measurements are included also. I have this info in a main link, too for baby clothing, feet, blankets, etc. Send me a private message if you'd like and I'll get them to you.
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Head Size Chart - knitted or '''crocheted hats''' should be made about 1- 1 1/2" smaller aound than the head circumference, as the hats should stretch and sizes are not an exact science! If you make it, someone will fit into it. =)

* Height given is measured BEFORE the brim is already folded up - from the base of the un-folded up brim to the center top of hat. They can be made taller if you want a larger brim to fold up. On newborn hats, fold up about 1" for a brim, on adult hats figure 2" or so for a brim, but this varies according to personal preference.

NICU nurses say that baby ribs hat are ideal hats to knit for preemies and newborns because they have so much stretch and will fit several sizes of babies.
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Preemies

1 -2 lbs 1kg
Baby's Head Circumference is 9" - 10" 23-25 cm (so hat circ. should be about 7.5" -8" 18-20 cm) Height of hat should be 3.5 - 4" 10cm

2 - 3 lbs 1.4 kg
Head Circumference 10" - 11 1/4" 25-28 cm hat circ = 8.5" - 10" 22-25 cm Hat height = 4" 10 cm

4 - 5 lbs 2 kg
Head Circumference 11 1/2" - 12 1/2" 28-33 cm hat circ = 9" - 11.5" 23-28 cm Hat height = 4 to 4.5" 10-11cm

5 1/2 - 6 lbs 2.7 kg
Head Circumference 12 1/2" - 13" 31-33 cm hat circ = 11" - 12" 28-33 cm Hat height = 5 to 5.5" 13-15 cm

Newborns
Head Circumference 13" - 14 " 33-36cm; hat circ = 11.5" - 13" Hat height = 5.5 to 6" 13-15 cm

***********Baby - 3 to 6 months
Head Circumference: 14" - 17 " 36-43 cm; Hat height= 6.5 - 7" 15-18 cm *********ADD more for a fold up brim. One Height = 6.5" + 1" = 7.5" height.

Baby - 6 to 12 months
Head Circumference: 16" - 19 " 41-48 cm ; Hat height = 7.5" 18 cm

Toddler - preschooler (12 months - 3 years)
Head Circumference: 18" to 20 " 46 -48 cm; Hat height = 8" 20 cm

Child (3 - 10 years)
Head Circumference: 19" - 20 1/2" 48-51 cm; Hat height =8.5" 22cm

Pre-teens and Teens Hat
Head Circumference: 20 1/2" - 22" 53 -56 cm; height 9-10" 25 cm

Adult Woman
Head Circumference: 21.5" - 22.5" Hat height = 11"

Adult Man
Head Circumference: 23" - 24" 58.4 cm - 61 cm; Hat height = 11"-11.5"
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PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE Just post links to my copyrighted material-- which this is! Please do not email this info to anyone!! You can send them a link so they come to my site - the lady before posted it correctly (huge thank you! ♥) -- so it didn't need to be copied and pasted too:

http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/size-chart.html

So many people on these forums completely ignore copyright laws. Website owners NEED people to come to their sites. For me, it's how I keep my site online... by the number if hits I get and the the number of ads that are viewed, clicked on etc etc etc.

Sorry-- this makes my heart just pound and I really need people to stop stealing my info and posting it in emails one forums etc. It says that on every single page of my website.

PLEASE only post links to my site pages, and to other people's pattern pages. We depend on people coming to our sites to earn money to pay for those sites (which cost a lot to maintain!) or you will be losing more craft websites....
 
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