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Itty Bitty Bear Cubs by Carolyn Ingram

These little preemie sized bear cub hats are great for the tiniest of babies.  The pattern can easily be made larger, for newborn or older babies, by sizing up on yarn and needles.

Small (for 11” head/ 2.5lbs - 3lbs) ~ 9” circumference, 4” height 
Large (for 12.5” head/4.5lbs - 5lbs) ~ 10.5” circumference, 4.75” height

Notes for making sizes Newborn and 0 - 3 months

Yarn used:
~Malabrigo Arroyo, Sport weight ( 335 yds./100g. 100% merino)

Needle sizes: 
~US 3 & 4 dpns (or long circular for magic loop – instructions given for dpns)

~26.5 sts and 33 rows to 4 inches on US4 in SS