Monday, 6 April 2015

Baby Diaper Cover Free Knitting Pattern



What will you need:

1 ball yarn (50 g.). I used 4 play. Blue
Circular knitting needles: size 4;
Regular needles: size 4 mm/US 6
Tension Gauge 22 st = 10 cm [4''], 32 rows = 10 cm [4'']



Tip!

The knitting should be loose and soft because wool felts up with wear, causing the diaper cover to shrink slightly. Before starting to knit the actual garment, knit a swatch and adjust your knitting gauge to correspond tothat of the pattern.

A wool diaper cover is worn over a regular diaper. A reusable diaper cover is easy to make.



Baby Diaper Cover Free Knitting Pattern

Size: 3-8 month
  
Abbreviations and explanations
K = Knit
P = Purl
K2tog – knit 2 stitches together

Cast on 48 sts on regular needles (not circulars)
Row 1-15: K2, P2 to end of row
Row 16: K1, P1 to end of row
Row 17: P1, K1 to end of row
Repeat rows 16- 17 nine times (18 rows)
Then follow the pattern: 
Rows 1-13: K2tog, K1, P1, when 2 sts left, K2tog.
After decreasing you ar eleft with 20 sts.
Then follow the pattern:
Row 1: K1, P1 to end of row;
Row 2: P1, K1 to end of row.
Repeat rows 1-2 nine times (18 rows).
Then follow the pattern: 
Start Increasing.
Row 1: cast on 2 sts, K1, P1 to end of row, cast on 2 sts;
Row 2: cast on 1 st, K1, P1 to end of row, cast on 1 st.
When reached 38 sts, then cast on 1 st to every end and beginning (add 2 sts per row) until reached 48 sts (5 rows).
Then follow the pattern:
Row 1: K1, P1 to end of row;
Row 2: P1, K1 to end of row.
Repeat rows 1-2 nine times (18 rows).

 Then follow the pattern

Rows 1-15: K2, P2 to end of row

Now your diaper cover looks like this:
Baby Diaper Cover Free Knitting Pattern



Sew both sides together and start legs.



Baby Diaper Cover Free Knitting Pattern


Collect 48 sts on circular needle.
Rounds 1-10: K2, P2 to end of round.
Round 11: Purl to end of round.
Rounds 12- 21: K2, P2 to end of round.
Fasten off. Do second leg the same way. Fold in half  and sew both ends together.




The wool diaper cover needs to be washed about once in three weeks, in addition to regular airing after use. You can add a drop of white vinegar in the final rinse water in order to soften the garment.


Thank you and enjoy!
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1 comment:

  1. Very cute. I will make for my grandsone.

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