Babies less than 3lbs are considered 'micro-preemie' & you can actually find some stuff on the internet to buy made, but not many patterns. So after looking at different things I drafted up a pattern for a NICU friendly preemie smock that fits a good range of sizes.
The Internet is a great resource for micro preemie clothes patterns. Many stores carry preemie clothes, but not in micro sizes. Yet, you don't have to buy ill-fitting large preemie or doll clothes. If you have had a hard time finding micro preemie clothes, make your own. Consider using a pattern to make personalized clothing for your baby.
Patterns for preemie hats are available from the non-profit Preemie Project. The invaluable, community-based charity was founded in 2005 to create knitted clothing and other soft products for premature babies in NICUs in Iowa. Among some of the more popular patterns:
Today we have a collection of knitting patterns which are essential for some new mothers: patterns for items and clothes to use for premature babies. An expectant mother never imagines the eventuality that her baby will be born pre-term, and oftentimes new mothers are caught unexpected with no clothes or accessories for their babies.
I make a lot of 18 inch doll clothes,and have used preemie patterns for them when I can't find what I want in doll section and they work up wonderful and fit great. I am making the Davida gown for a friend's gd for bd present. TYSMFS LINDA/Texas. Reply Delete
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If you can't be bothered with putting together a set for yourself and want to make sure that all of the free knitting patterns for premature babies are perfectly coordinated, this is the list for you. These sets were curated just for premature babies and are destined to look adorable on the new arrival.
FREE Preemie crochet patterns. These preemie patterns include hats, booties, sweaters and other patterns for preemie babies. Crochet these preemie patterns and give them at hospitals or at baby shower gifts.
Preemie Sewing Patterns This site offers many preemie patterns such as clothing, toys, bibs and more. Baby Cuddlers Made of 100% cotton, these cuddlers aren't just easy to make but cuddle your baby too.
Bev's first son 33 weeker (photo above), Shaun 4 lb s 11 oz, Nov 1980 Her motivation for creating preemie patterns! BEV'S PREEMIE STORY: There are many tiny, new babies in need of warm hats, booties and blankets. I started making preemie items because my eldest son was born 7 weeks early.