These diaper covers are the perfect project to whip up for your next baby shower! What momma-to-be wouldn’t love some of these cute little diaper covers to go with any outfit AND keep their baby cool?
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1 skein of worsted weight (4) yarn – I used acrylic but cotton would also be a great choice
Depending on the type of yarn and your gauge, the size may vary.
Here is a size chart so you have an idea for what age your diaper cover will fit.
|0-6 months||15.5 in|
|6-12 months||16 in|
Measure your Fdc to get the most accurate measurement of your diaper cover.
Chain stitch – ch
Double Crochet – dc
Slip stitch – sl st
Front post double crochet – FPdc
Back post double crochet – BPdc
Double crochet two together – dc2tog
Foundation double crochet – Fdc
– This piece is worked in 1 piece starting from the waistband, then the back, and ending in the front.
– Chain stitches do not count as stitches
1- Fdc 61 then sl st into the first Fdc (NOT in the first chain 4) (61)
2- Ch 1 and FPdc into the same stitch, BPdc, *FPdc, BPdc* around, sl st into first FPdc
3-5- Repeat row 2
1- Ch 1 and dc in the same stitch, dc in next 30, ch 1 and turn (31)
2- Dc2tog, dc 27, dc2tog (29)
3- Dc2tog, dc 25, dc2tog (27)
4- Dc2tog, dc 23, dc2tog (25)
5- Dc2tog, dc 21, dc2tog (23)
6- Dc2tog, dc 19, dc2tog (21)
7- Dc2tog, dc 17, dc2tog (19)
8- Dc2tog, dc 15, dc2tog (17)
9- Dc2tog, dc 13, dc2tog (15)
10- Dc 6, dc2tog, dc 7, ch 1 and turn (14)
11-15- Dc across, ch 1 and turn (14)
16- 2 dc in first stitch, dc 12, 2 dc, ch 1 and turn (16)
17- 2 dc, dc 14, 2dc, ch 1 and turn (18)
18- 2 dc, dc 16, 2dc, ch 1 and turn (20)
19- 2 dc, dc 18, 2dc, ch 1 and turn (22)
20- 2 dc, dc 20, 2dc, ch 1 and turn (24)
Turn inside out, use stitch markers to attach leaving 3 unworked stitches on each side and whip stitch across
Fasten off and sew in ends, turn right side out
1- Starting at the bottom of the leg hole connect yarn, ch 1 and dc around evenly
2- Sl st into the first dc, ch 1, repeat *FPdc, BPdc* around
3- Sl st into first FPdc, ch 1, FPdc into same stitch, BPdc, *FPdc, BPdc* around
4- Sl st into first FPdc and fasten off
Repeat on the other leg
– Ch to the desired length and fasten off
– Using a sewing needle, thread from the front middle under the FPdc around
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