It seems different NICUs want different sized preemie blankets, so if you decide to make one, check with your intended charity to find out what size they prefer.
I used less than one skein (200 yards) of a worsted weight for the original 15" x 15" blanket, but I wanted to make this one a little larger. I cast on an extra 4 stitches and, using the chunky, came up with a blanket that was about 21" x 21".
I even had a little left over from the one giant ball of yarn.
This is an easy pattern, too--only one special stitch to learn. Definitely Knit Night worthy.
|The original Tuck Me In|