Thursday, 3 January 2013

CROCHET DIAPER COVER SKIRT SET for baby girls


LINK TO DIAPER COVER: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CK0b30gf9B0

PURCHASE PATTERN HERE (ALL SIZES NEWBORN TO AGE 3 INCLUDED): https://www.etsy.com/listing/119149816/diaper-cover-skirt-set-baby-clothing


DIAPER COVER (COPYRIGHT, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED, Please do not post this pattern on any other sites, please link to this post.)
 1.  Size Newborn to 3 Months:
     Chain 26, double crochet in the 3rd stitch from the hook, and in each stitch of the chain.
2.  *Chain 2 and turn, double crochet in each stitch across the row.  Repeat from * for
     7 more rows, or until the work measures 5 inches.
3.  Reduce for the crotch:  Slip stitch in the first 6 stitches, chain 2, double crochet in the next 11 stitches.  *Chain 2 and 
     turn, double crochet across the row of reduced stitches, repeat from * for 6 more rows.  Fasten off.

Make a separate piece for the opposite side of the diaper cover:
Chain 26, double crochet in the 3rd stitch from the hook, and in each stitch of the chain.
*Chain 2 and turn, double crochet in each stitch across the row, repeat from * for 7 more rows and fasten off.
Attach to the end of the crotch section either by slip stitching to join, or sewing with a yarn needle and yarn.

Sew up the side seams.

Finish up:  Attach yarn in any stitch along one leg opening, chain 1, single crochet evenly around the opening, slip stitch to join and fasten off.  Repeat on the opposite leg opening, and around the waist.

Optional:  Attach a ribbon through any stitch of the waist, tie into a bow.  Or make a bow, and attach it to a hair clip to make it removable.

ADD A SKIRT INSTRUCTIONS:
1.  Attach yarn in either side, on a row of stitches approximately half way between the leg and the waist in 
     the side of a double crochet.  *Chain 1, single crochet in the side of the next double crochet, following the 
     same row of stitches.  Repeat from * around, slip stitch to join.

1.  Chain 2, in each chain 1 space around, make 2 double crochet, at the end of the row, slip stitch to join.

3.  *Chain 2, double crochet in each stitch around, slip stitch to join.
     Repeat from * for: 4 more rows

4.  Chain 2, double crochet in the next stitch, *chain 3, double crochet in the next 2 stitches, repeat from * 
     around, slip stitch to join and fasten off.  Weave all yarn ends into the finished work.