For information on sizing, colors and crafting requirements for these patterns, please refer to the Programs section of this website.

Sewing Patterns

These sewing patterns were designed specifically for the Iowa NICUs supported by The Preemie Project.

NICU Crib Sheet

Bereavement Bunting/Gown Instructions

Bereavement Bunting/Gown Pattern

Knitting Patterns

Jester Hat (A Preemie Project beginner favorite)

Michelle’s Preemie Booties and Hat (A Preemie Project beginner favorite)

Seamless Preemie Booties

0-6 Month Booties

Pumpkin Hat and Booties – Halloween

Seamless Preemie and Newborn “Pumpkin” hat – Halloween

Baby Hearts Hat – Valentine Day

Baby Hearts Hat Preemie Pattern – Valentine Day

Born in the USA -4th of July

Stars and Stripes – 4th of July

Made in America – 4th of July

Christmas Tree Hat and Elfin Booties

Christmas Hat

Crochet Patterns

Preemie to Newborn Ribbed Baby Bootie

Bev’s Very Easy Preemie and Newborn Booties

Preemie Leg Warmer’s  – so cute with the holiday hats

Half Double Crochet Preemie Hat (A Preemie Project beginner favorite)

Sweet Striped Crochet Hat

Crochet Monster Hats – Halloween

Preemie Pumpkin Hat – Halloween, Thanksgiving

Newborn Pumpkin Hat – Halloween, Thanksgiving

Turkey Hat – Thanksgiving

Turkey Hat – Thanksgiving

Gingerbread Man Hat – Christmas

Santa’s Little Elf Hat – Christmas

Crochet Snowman Hat Pattern


Bereavement Patterns

Before using a garment pattern other than one listed here, please email TPP Bereavement Coordinator and ask if your pattern would work for the hospitals we support.

Bereavement Buntings

Knit Burial Bunting – Touching Little Lives, adapted for larger size by Velda LaCoste

Crochet Burial Bunting – Warm Hearts Warm Babies

Bereavement / Christening Gowns and Sleepers

RoseBud Preemie Dress by Carol Minnis–knit

Sleep Sack Patterns by Marcia Williams–knit

Bereavement Bunting/Gown Instructions– sewn

Bereavement Bunting/Gown Pattern – sewn

Hats and Booties for Bereavement

Michelle’s Preemie Booties and Hat (A Preemie Project beginner favorite)

Bev’s Baby and Micro Preemie Ribs  (NOTE: The micro-preemie pattern is perfect for early loss packages.)

Carissa Knits: Preemie Hats for Charity

So-Soft Preemie Hat – Knit

So-Soft Preemie Hat – Crochet

Mock Cable Baby Hat

Stay On Baby Booties – Knit

Debbie’s Seamless Booties -Knit

Roll Down Booties – Crochet

Preemie to Newborn ribbed baby bootie – Crochet

Blankets for Bereavement

Elegant, Simple Baby Blanket-knit

Knit Baby Blanket-knit

Alex’s Baby Blanket-knit

Basket Weave Baby Blanket-knit

Confetti Baby Blanket – Crochet

Spring into Summer Blanket – Crochet

Remembrance Items

Infant Memento Bracelet

See our pinterest page for more cute pattern ideas.

You will find wonderful patterns for purchase on these website


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