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Down Under Diaper Cover Pattern

Image: Vintage Knitting PATTERN to make - Knitted Baby Under Shirt Soaker Diaper Set

Knitted Soaker Pattern
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Now you can knit or crochet your own soakers soakers just like Grandma used to make!
Practical, economical and a pleasant alternative to plastic covers.
Hand-knit wool soakers draw moisture away . . .
help prevent diaper rashes . . .
remain dry outside.

Complete instructions to knit, crochet or stitch your own hand-made soakers!
Plus lots of options, ideas and easy diapering hints...

INDEX OF PATTERNS:
Down Under Diaper Cover Pattern
Crochet Soaker
Nise's Crocheted Soaker Pattern
Knicker Soakers
Make Your Own Baby Bum Sweaters!
Woollen Nursing Pads
Make Your Own Diapers and Covers

Down Under Diaper Cover Pattern

TO KNIT:

Image: Down Under Soaker

Down Under Diaper Cover

Tension: 6 stitches and 7 rows makes 1 inch (2.5 cm)

Works well with arcylic Sayelle, but any yarn may be used which produces the tension given.
Use 3.3/4 needles (or whichever needle you require to produce tension given.)

HIP MEASURE INCLUDING DIAPER:

Image: Finished picture of the baby bum sweater

Baby Bum Sweater

Premie.....10" (26cm)......cast on 50 stitches.
Newborn....12" (31cm)......cast on 70 stitches.
Medium.....16" (41cm)......cast on 90 stitches.
Toddler....20" (51cm)......cast on 110 stitches.
Super......24" (61cm)......cast on 130 stitches.

ROW 1 - *Knit one, purl one. Repeat from *. Turn.
ROW 2 - *Purl one, knit one. Repeat from *. Turn.
ROW 3 - Knit one, *wool forward, purl two together, knit one, purl one, knit one, purl one. Repeat from *. Turn.
ROW 4 - *Purl one, knit one. Repeat from *. Turn.
ROW 5 - *Knit one, purl one. Repeat from *. Turn.
ROW 6 - Knit two together. Knit rest of row. Turn.
ROW 7 - Purl two together. Purl rest of row. Turn.

Repeat rows 6 and 7, until triangle is completed. Fasten off.
Using any size crochet hook, crochet a chain - double the width of your Down Under diaper cover.
Thread through the holes in the waist band.
Fold triangle points to meet (diaper-style) and stitch half-way down sides, to form leg holes.

 

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SUGGESTED PATTERNS AND BOOKS:

  • The Naturally Frugal Baby » Click for more info: US | CDN | UK
  • Pea Patch Diaper Soaker Knitting Pattern » Click for more info: US | CDN | UK
  • Soaker Pantie Vintage Knitting Pattern » Click for more info: US | CDN | UK
  • Vintage Knitting Pattern » Click for more info: US | CDN | UK
  • Ruffle Love Crochet Pattern » Click for more info: US | CDN | UK
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