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Below are some links to patterns found at different websites.  You can also create a free account at www.ravelry.com to get access to more free patterns.  You can also see our Pinterest page for ideas.

Preferred knit patterns:

Knit Gown Set (includes pattern for hat and booties in 4 different sizes from preemie to fullterm)
Knit hat and booties (small preemie to newborn sizes)

Preferred crochet Patterns:

Crochet Gown (newborn size and 1-2 lb preemie size)
Crochet Angel Wrap (3 sizes up to 5 lb)
Crochet Gown (large preemie)
Crochet Gown (newborn)
Crochet hat and booties

Holiday themed hat patterns:

Preferred sewing patterns:

Sewn Gown: This is a great gown for boys 1-2 lbs, although this same pattern could be used for a girl too with different details, like a bow or more ribbon.  (View Photo)
Sewn Gown: This is a girl 2-3 lbs and the sleeves look like little angel wings. (View Photo) Sewn Gown::  This is a really versatile pattern and depending on details can be made for a boy or girl. It has three different sizes.  Size A: 1-3 lbs Size B: 3-6 lbs Size C: 6-8 lbs Sewn burial pouch: This is for the tiniest of babies who are too small for the gowns. Sewn Lily wrap: (the tighter version is probably better) Sewn NICU eye mask
Sewn Blanket Wrap Good for the tiniest of babies who are too small for the gowns Sewn Kimono gown patterns: Three different sizes Helpful hints on sewing gowns Sewn Gown tutorial (no pattern but good pictures of the different stages of putting together a sewn gown from a pattern)

Sizing information

BLANKETS:
The most universal size of blankets are 20-24″ but donations of all sizes will be accepted.
  • Miscarriage Boxes: 10”
  • Micro-preemies : 10-15”
  • Small preemies: 18-20”
  • Medium preemies – 20- 22
  • Large preemies – 22”- 30”
GOWNS/HATS/BOOTIES SIZE INFORMATION:
  • 4-10 ounces (16-20 weeks gestation): 
    • Head Circumference :5-6 ” (so hat circumference should be about 4.5-5″)
    • Height of hat: 3.5-4″
    • Neck to feet: 6-8″
    • Chest:  3.5– 5”
    • Abdomen:  4-6”
    • Feet:  1-1.5 “
  • 10-15 ounces (20-22 weeks)
    • Head Circumference : 6.5-7.5″ (so hat circumference should be about 5.5-7″)
    • Height of hat: 3.5-4″
    • Neck to feet: 8-9″
    • Chest:  6-8.5”
    • Abdomen:  6-9”
    • Feet:  1.5 – 2″
  • 1 -2 lbs (~22-25 weeks gestation):
    • Head Circumference : 7.5-9.5″ (so hat circumference should be about 6.5″-8″)
    • Height of hat: 3.5-4″
    • Neck to feet: 9-10 1/2″
    • Chest:  7.5– 8.5”
    • Abdomen:  7-9”
    • Feet:  1.5 – 2″
  • 2 – 3 lbs:
    • Head Circumference:  10-11” (so hat circumference should be about 8.5″-10)
    • Hat height:  4″
    • Neck to feet:  12″
    • Chest:  9 – 10”
    • Abdomen:  9.50-10.5”
    • Feet:  2″
  • 4 – 5 lb:
    • Head Circumference:  11.5-12.5” (so hat circumference should be about 9″-11.5)
    • Hat height:  4-4.5″
    • Neck to feet:  14″
    • Chest:  11”
    • Abdomen:  11-12.25”
    • Feet:  2.5″
  • 5 1/2 – 6 lbs: 
    • Head Circumference:  12 .5 – 13” (so hat circumference should be about 11″-12)
    • Hat height: up to 5.5″
    • Neck to feet:  15″
    • Chest:  11.5”
    • Abdomen:  13”
    • Feet: 3″
  • 6-8 lbs
    • Head Circumference: 13.5″
    • Neck to Feet: 14.5″
    • Chest: 11.5″
    • Feet: 3″ – 3.5″
  • 9-11 lbs
    • Head Circumference: 14.5″
    • Neck to Feet: 17″
    • Chest: 14.5″
    • Feet: 3.25″ – 3.75″

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