The pattern is written in one size only and will fit up to 6 months old baby.
You will need:
- crochet hook: 4 mm (G/6)
- yarn needle
- stitch markers
- yarn: C1) Four Seasons Gründl Happy yarn (color 30 (white),100% Nylon (Polyamide), 100 g), C2) Max Grűndl Shetland (color 08 (violoet), 80% Manufactured Fibers – Acrylic, 20% Wool)
Gauge: 18 sts and 14 rows in hdc measure 4 x 4 inch (10 x 10 cm).
- ch – chain
- ss – slip stitch
- sc – single crochet
- hdc – half double crochet
- hdc2tog – join two 2 sts together
- hdc3tog – join 3 hdc together
- st/ sts – stitch/ stitches
- FPhdc – front post half double crochet
- BFhdc – back post half double crochet
All of my patterns are written in standard American terms.
* If the number is written in front of the stitch: 2 hdc – work 2 hdc into the same stitch. If the number is written after the stitch: hdc 2 – work hdc into next 2 sts.
Chain 28. Start in the 2nd chain form the hook.
Row 1: Hdc 27. Ch 1. Turn = 27 sts.
Row 2: Hdc2tog. Hdc 23. Hdc2tog. Ch 1. Turn. = 25 sts.
Row 3: Hdc3tog. Hdc 19. Hdc3tog. Ch 1. Turn. = 21 sts.
Row 4: Hdc3tog. Hdc 15. Hdc3tog. Ch 1. Turn. = 17 sts.
Row 5: Hdc2tog. Hdc 13. Hdc2tog. Ch 1. Turn. = 15 sts.
Row 6 – 13: Hdc 15. Ch 1. Turn. = 15 sts.
Row 14: 2 hdc. Hdc 13. 2 hdc. Ch 1. Turn. = 17 sts.
Row 15: 2 hdc. Hdc 15. 2 hdc. Ch 1. Turn. = 19 sts.
Row 16: 2 hdc. Hdc 17. 2 hdc. Ch 1. Turn. = 21 sts.
Row 17: 2 hdc. Hdc 19. 2 hdc. Ch 1. Turn. = 23 sts.
Row 18: Hdc 23. Ch 1. Turn. = 23 sts.
Row 19: 2 hdc. Hdc 21. 2 hdc. Ch 1. Turn. = 25 sts.
Row 20: Hdc 25. Ch 1. Turn. = 25 sts.
Row 21: 2 hdc. Hdc 23. 2 hdc. Ch 1. Turn. = 27 sts.
Row 22 – 27: Hdc 27. Ch 1. Turn. = 27 sts.
Round 28: Hdc 27. Now continue on the back part of the diaper. Hdc 27. Join the round with ss. = 54 sts.
Do not count the chain or ss stitch as a stitch at the beginning/end of round.
Round 29 – 32: Ch 1. Repeat (FPhdc into the first one, BPhdc into the second one) 27 times. Ss. Do NOT turn at the end of the round! =54 sts.
EDGING – Legs
Join yarn on the top of the leg hole (Row 1!) and sc evenly around. Join the round with ss. Fasten off.
POM – POM
Take a pompom maker or cut two circles of a cardboard. Cut a small round hole in the middle of each circle. Lay them together and wrap the yarn around it. Put the scissors in between the two circles of cardboard or of plastic pompom maker and cut the yarn. Draw a long piece of thread between the two circles. Tie and knot it firmly around the yarn. Make a knot and attach the pompom on the back side of the diaper cover.
Ta-da you are done!
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