Jayden’s Diaper Cover

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The wait is finally over!  The Jayden Baby set is complete!

You can find the baby boot pattern here.

And the cute little hat pattern here.

Materials

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Abbreviations Used – US Crochet Terms

  • sc – single crochet
  • scblo – single crochet in the back loop only
  • sl st – slip stitch
  • sp – space
  • ch – chain
  • hdc – half double crochet
  • hdc dec – half double crochet decrease

Gauge

If you need help determining your gauge, a tutorial can be found here.

17 st per 4”/10 cm

16 rows hdc per 4”/10 cm

Diaper Cover Pattern

0-3 Months

Starting with contrast color yarn, ch 10

row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, and in each st across (9 st)

row 2-4: ch 1, turn, scblo across (9 st)

row 5: ch 1, turn, 3 scblo, ch 3, sk 3 st, 3 scblo (6 st, ch 3)

  • make sure your chosen button fits through the hole you just made. If you need to, make the ch space larger or smaller as needed.

Row 6: ch 1, turn, 3 scblo, 3 sc in ch 3 sp, 3 scblo (9 st)

Row 7: ch 1, turn, scblo across (9 st)

Repeat row 7 until your piece measures 14” (36 cm)

next row: ch 1, turn, 3 scblo, ch 3, sk 3 st, 3 scblo (6 st, ch 3)

next row: ch 1, turn, 3 scblo, 3 sc in ch 3 sp, 3 scblo (9 st)

next row: repeat row 7 three times (9 st)

Cut yarn, weave in any ends.

Use stitch markers to make the stitches 3.5” (9 cm) from each end.

Switch to main color yarn, and join with a sl st at one of the stitch markers.

Row 1: Ch 1, place 34 hdc across to the other st marker.

Row 2: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (34 st)

row 3: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 30 st, hdc dec (32 st)

row 4-5: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (32 st)

row 6: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 28 st, hdc dec (30 st)

row 7-8: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (30 st)

row 9: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 26 st, hdc dec (28 st)

row 10-11: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (28 st)

row 12: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 24 st, hdc dec (26 st)

row 13-14: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (26 st)

row 15: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 22 st, hdc dec (24 st)

row 16-17: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (24 st)

row 18: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 20 st, hdc dec (22 st)

row 19-36: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (22 st)

Cut yarn, weave in any ends, switch to contrast color yarn.

With right side facing you, join yarn with a sl st on the edge of the main part of the cover. Sc evenly around, with 3 sc in the corners.

Cut yarn, weave in any ends.

Attach your button to the front center of the cover, about 1” (2.5 cm) from the edge.

3-6 Months

Starting with contrast color yarn, ch 10

row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, and in each st across (9 st)

row 2-4: ch 1, turn, scblo across (9 st)

row 5: ch 1, turn, 3 scblo, ch 3, sk 3 st, 3 scblo (6 st, ch 3)

  • make sure your chosen button fits through the hole you just made. If you need to, make the ch space larger or smaller as needed.

Row 6: ch 1, turn, 3 scblo, 3 sc in ch 3 sp, 3 scblo (9 st)

Row 7: ch 1, turn, scblo across (9 st,)

Repeat row 7 until your piece measures 15” (38 cm)

next row: ch 1, turn, 3 scblo, ch 3, sk 3 st, 3 scblo (6 st, ch 3)

next row: ch 1, turn, 3 scblo, 3 sc in ch 3 sp, 3 scblo (9 st)

next row: repeat row 7 three times (9 st)

Cut yarn, weave in any ends.

Use stitch markers to make the stitches 3.5” (9 cm) from each end.

Switch to main color yarn, and join with a sl st at one of the stitch markers.

Row 1: Ch 1, place 38 hdc across to the other st marker.

Row 2: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (38 st)

row 3: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 34 st, hdc dec (36 st)

row 4-5: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (36 st)

row 6: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 32 st, hdc dec (34 st)

row 7: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (34 st)

row 8: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 30 st, hdc dec (32 st)

row 9-10: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (32 st)

row 11: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 28 st, hdc dec (30 st)

row 12: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (30 st)

row 13: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 26 st, hdc dec (28 st)

row 14: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (28 st)

row 15: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 24 st, hdc dec (26 st)

row 16: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (26 st)

row 17: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 22 st, hdc dec (24 st)

row 18: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (24 st)

row 19: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 20 st, hdc dec (22 st)

row 20-38: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (22 st)

Cut yarn, weave in any ends, switch to contrast color yarn.

With right side facing you, join yarn with a sl st on the edge of the main part of the cover. Sc evenly around, with 3 sc in the corners.

Cut yarn, weave in any ends.

Attach your button to the front center of the cover, about 1” (2.5 cm) from the edge.

6-12 Months

Starting with contrast color yarn, ch 10

row 1: sc in 2nd ch from hook, and in each st across (9 st)

row 2-4: ch 1, turn, scblo across (9 st)

row 5: ch 1, turn, 3 scblo, ch 3, sk 3 st, 3 scblo (6 st, ch 3)

  • make sure your chosen button fits through the hole you just made. If you need to, make the ch space larger or smaller as needed.

Row 6: ch 1, turn, 3 scblo, 3 sc in ch 3 sp, 3 scblo (9 st)

Row 7: ch 1, turn, scblo across (9 st)

Repeat row 7 until your piece measures 17” (43 cm)

next row: ch 1, turn, 3 scblo, ch 3, sk 3 st, 3 scblo (6 st, ch 3)

next row: ch 1, turn, 3 scblo, 3 sc in ch 3 sp, 3 scblo (9 st)

next row: repeat row 7 three times (9 st)

Cut yarn, weave in any ends.

Use stitch markers to make the stitches 4.25” (11 cm) from each end.

Switch to main color yarn, and join with a sl st at one of the stitch markers.

Row 1: Ch 1, place 40 hdc across to the other st marker.

Row 2: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (40 st)

row 3: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 36 st, hdc dec (38 st)

row 4: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (38 st)

row 5: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 34 st, hdc dec (36 st)

row 6-7: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (36 st)

row 8: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 32 st, hdc dec (34 st)

row 9: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (34 st)

row 10: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 30 st, hdc dec (32 st)

row 11-12: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (32 st)

row 13: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 28 st, hdc dec (30 st)

row 14: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (30 st)

row 15: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 26 st, hdc dec (28 st)

row 16: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (28 st)

row 17: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 24 st, hdc dec (26 st)

row 18: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (26 st)

row 19: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 22 st, hdc dec (24 st)

row 20: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (24 st)

row 21: ch 1, turn, hdc dec, hdc in next 20 st, hdc dec (22 st)

row 22-40: ch 1, turn, hdc in each st across (22 st)

Cut yarn, weave in any ends, switch to contrast color yarn.

With right side facing you, join yarn with a sl st on the edge of the main part of the cover. Sc evenly around, with 3 sc in the corners.

Cut yarn, weave in any ends.

Attach your button to the front center of the cover, about 1” (2.5 cm) from the edge.

You can find the patterns for the hat here and the booties here.

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