A mama in my MOPs group unexpectedly delivered her baby boy at 26 weeks. The thought of any family facing a long hard road in NICU sends me straight for my yarn. It's what I do.
I made three hats for baby Benjamin. One in a size that will fit now, one a little bigger and one even a little bigger than that. The largest size is the size I usually make for preemies when I do my big stash to celebrate Hazel's NICU discharge--the size for "near-termers" like she was. The smaller ones are super tiny! It scares me to think that I know someone with a baby small enough to wear that tiniest one!
I started with the smallest one and prayed as I stitched that he would grow, quickly, out of each size and into the next. I hope that he thrives and is able to come home with his family very soon!