Ganchillo Illongo by Yarnland Calls for More Crocheters to Make Newborn Beanies

YARN LAND by Younique posted on their Facebook Page last April 16, 2020 an invitation to all Iloilo-based crafter to join their cause of crocheting newborn beanies with shields for the babies. Everyone is invited to join and furthermore, you can always reach out to YARN LAND by Younique if you have concerns or would you like to share your outputs.

Baby-Sized Face Shields To Protect Them From COVID-19

First of all, babies need protection too. To make it more comfortable to them, these beanies will serve as the base. Then, the face shields will be attached. Also, this will serve as their guards from the virus that causes COVID-19. This was the photo from Bangkok’s Praram 9 Hospital showing a nurses holding a babies with shields covering their faces.

baby faceshields
This photo taken through a glass window at a maternity ward. Showing nurses holding newborn babies wearing face shields. This is in an effort to halt the spread of the COVID-19 Coronavirus, at Praram 9 Hospital in Bangkok on April 9, 2020. Getty Images

Simple Newborn Beanie Crochet Pattern

Maybe you can make use of this super fast and fun crochet project


Worsted weight yarn, less than 1 oz.

Likewise, a Size H crochet hook

Gauge: 3 dc stitches per inch 2 rows of double crochet per inch

Ch 4, join with slip stitch to first ch to form a ring.
Row 1: Ch 3 (counts as first dc throughout), dc 11 in the ring, ss in top of beginning ch 3.
In Row 2: Ch 3, dc in same st, 2 dc in each st around, ss in top of beginning ch 3.
Then. Row 3: Ch 3, dc in next st, 2 dc in next st, *dc in next 2 sts, 2dc in next st; repeat from * to end of round, ss in top of beginning ch 3.
Rows 4–9: Ch 3, dc in next st and in each st around.
Finally, fasten off and weave in ends.

You may also want to explore other available free patterns for charity online similarly to the one posted above.


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