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Patterns for Bereavement Blankets for Perinatal Loss

General Information About the Blankets

Blanket Sizing:

Blankets can be made in a variety of sizes.  Approximate sizes are:

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Preemie Extra Small       10 by 10 inches to 12 by 12 inches

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Preemie Small                14 by 14 inches to 18 by 18 inches

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Preemie Medium             20 by 20 inches to 22 by 22 inches

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Preemie Large                22 by 22 inches to 24 by 24 inches

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Full-Term                       26 by 26 inches to 28 by 28 inches

Sizes Needed

For every 10 preemie blankets, the size distribution requested by the hospitals we serve is:

                 Extra Small -  3         Small - 3          Medium - 2         Large - 1         Full Term - 1

 

Preemie Blanket and Quilt Guidelines

bulletBlankets can be knitted, crocheted, quilted, or sewn.
bulletSewn blankets are often lined with cotton or soft flannel.
bulletBlankets are done in soft pastel infant colors
bulletThey can be as unique as the volunteers who create them.

 

Some Examples of Quilted Blankets

 

 

Some Examples of Knitted and Crocheted Preemie Blankets

 

 

     

 

 

                  

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