Crochet, Free Crochet Patterns, Uncategorized

Baby Bumper Diaper Cover

SKILL LEVEL

Beginner/Easy

ABBREVIATION
ch – chain
dc – double crochet
dec – decrease
hdc – half double crochet
hdc dec – half double crochet decrease
rpt – repeat
sc – single crochet
sl st – slip stitch
st – stitch
sts – stitches

MATERIALS
6.00 mm hook
5.50 mm hook
Buttons 10-15 mm
Tapestry Needle
Stitch Marker
75 – 100 g – 4 Worsted Weight
Needle and thread for attaching buttons

MEASUREMENTS
0-3 Months 12” long x 12” wide
3-6 Months 13” long x 13” wide
6-12 Months 14” long x 14” wide

*SPECIAL STITCH
Sk st, (sc, dc) in next, sk nest st, (sc, dc) in next

0 TO 3 MONTHS
Using 6.00 mm ch 40

Row 1: Sc in 3rd ch from hook and each ch across (38) ch 2 turn
Row 2: Sc in 1st st, ch 3, *skip next 3 sts, sc in 4th st, sc next 29 sts, *ch 3, skip next 3 stitches, sc in last st (38) ch 1 turn
Row 3: Sc in 1st st, work 3 sc in ch 3 space, sc in 30 sts, work 3 sc in ch 3 space, sc last st (38) ch 1 turn
Row 4: Slst in 1st 7 sts, hdc in next, *(sc, dc) in next, sk next* rpt 11 times, hdc in next leave remaining stitches unworked, ch 1 turn (24 stitch count does not include slip stitches or stitches left unworked) ch 1 turn
Row 5: Sc in 1st st *(sc, dc) in dc, sk next* rpt to end of row, sc last st (24), ch 1 turn
The following rows are decrease rows. Work the special stitch across rows leaving the last three stitches for hdc dec and sc.
Row 6: Sc in 1st st hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (22) ch 1 turn
Row 7: Sc in 1st st *(sc, dc) in next, sk next* rpt to end of row, sc in last st (22) ch 1 turn
Row 8: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (20) ch 1 turn
Row 9: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (18) ch 1 turn
Row 10: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (16) ch 1 turn
Row 11: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (14) ch 1 turn
Row 12: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (12) ch 1 turn
Rows 13-32: Sc in 1st st *(sc, dc) in next, sk next* rpt to end of row, sc in last st (12) ch 1 turn
Row 33: Sc in 1st and each st across (12) ch 1 turn
Change to 5.50 mm hook
Finishing Round: Work hdc in each and every stich around, be sure to work 2 hdc in each corner. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Optional Scalloped Edging
Start at the top side of diaper cover and join yarn with slst. Sk 1st st, *3 dc in next, sk next, slst next, sk next st, 3 dc in next* rpt *to* till end of row, fasten off and repeat on other side of cover.
Fasten off and weave in all ends.
Use needle and thread to attach buttons to edge of front flap.

3 TO 6 MONTHS
Using 6.00 mm hook ch 44

Row 1: Sc in 3rd ch from hook and each ch across (42) ch 2 turn
Row 2: Sc in 1st st, *ch 3, skip next 3 sts, sc in next* rpt *to*, sc next 25 sts, *ch 3, skip next 3 stitches, sc in next stitch,* rpt *to* (42) ch 1 turn
Row 3: Sc in 1st st, work 3 sc in ch 3 space, sc in next st, work 3 sc in ch 3 space, sc in next 26 sts, work 3 sc in ch 3 space, sc in next st, work 3 sc in ch 3 space, sc last st. (42) ch 1 turn
Row 4: Slst in 1st 8 sts, hdc in next, *(sc, dc) in next, sk next* rpt 13 times, hdc in next, leave remaining stitches unworked, ch 1 turn (28 stitch count does not include slip stitches or stitches left unworked)
Row 5: Sc in 1st st *(sc, dc) in dc, sk next* rpt to end of row, sc last st (28), ch 1 turn
The following rows are decrease rows. Work the special stitch across rows leaving the last three stitches for hdc dec and hdc.
Rows 6: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (26) ch 1 turn
Row 7: Sc in 1st st *(sc, dc) in next, sk next* rpt to end of row, sc in last st (26) ch 1 turn
Row 8: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (24) ch 1 turn
Row 9: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (22) ch 1 turn
Row 10: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (20) ch 1 turn
Row 11: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (18) ch 1 turn
Row 12: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (16) ch 1 turn
Row 13: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (14) ch 1 turn
Rows 14-36: Sc in 1st st *(sc, dc) in next, sk next* rpt to end of row, sc last st (14) ch 1 turn
Row 37: Sc in 1st and each st across (14) ch 1 turn
Change to 5.50 mm hook
Finishing Round: Work hdc in each and every stich around, be sure to work 2 hdc in each corner. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Optional Scalloped Edging
Start at the top side of diaper cover and join yarn with slst. Sk 1st st, *3 dc in next, sk next, slst next, sk next st, 3 dc in next* rpt *to* till end of row, fasten off and repeat on other side of cover.
Fasten off and weave in all ends.
Use needle and thread to attach buttons to edge of front flap.

6 – 12 MONTHS
Using 6.00 mm ch 48

Row 1: Sc in 2nd ch from hook and each ch across (46) ch 2 turn
Row 2: Sc in 1st and each st across (46) ch 1 turn
Row 3: Sc in 1st 2 sts, *ch 3, skip next 3 sts, sc in next st * rpt *to*, sc next 27 sts, *ch 3, skip next 3 sts, sc in next st* rpt *to*, sc in last st (46) ch 1 turn
Row 4: Sc in 1st 2 sts, work 3 sc in ch 3 space, sc in next sc, work 3 sc in ch 3 space, sc in next 29 sts, work 3 sc in ch 3 space, sc in next sc, work 3 sc in ch 3 space, sc last 2 sts (46) ch 1 turn
Row 5: Sc in 1st and each st across (46) ch 1 turn
Row 6: Slst in 1st 7 sts, hdc in next, *(sc, dc) in next, sk next* rpt 15 times, hdc in next leave remaining stitches unworked, ch 1 turn (32 stitch count does not include slip stitches or stitches left unworked)
Row 7: Sc in 1st st *(sc, dc) in dc, sk next* rpt to end of row, sc last st (32), ch 1 turn
The following rows are decrease rows. Work the special stitch across rows leaving the last three stitches for hdc dec and sc.
Row 8: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (30) ch 1 turn
Row 9: Sc in 1st st *(sc, dc) in next, sk next* rpt to end of row, sc in last st (30) ch 1 turn
Row 10: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (28) ch 1 turn
Row 11: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (26) ch 1 turn
Row 12: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (24) ch 1 turn
Row 13: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (22) ch 1 turn
Row 14: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (20) ch 1 turn
Row 15: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (18) ch 1 turn
Row 16: Sc in 1st, hdc dec over next 2 sts *(sc, dc) in next dc, sk next st* rpt to end of row, hdc dec, sc in last stitch (16) ch 1 turn
Rows 17-40: Sc in 1st st *(sc, dc) in next, sk next* rpt to end of row, hdc last st (16) ch 1 turn
Row 41: Sc in 1st and each st across (16) ch 1 turn
Change to 5.50 mm hook
Finishing Round: Work hdc in each and every stich around, be sure to work 2 hdc in each corner. Fasten off and weave in ends.

Optional Scalloped Edging
Start at the top side of diaper cover and join yarn with slst. Sk 1st st, *3 dc in next, sk next, slst next, sk next st, 3 dc in next* rpt *to* till end of row, fasten off and repeat on other side of cover.
Fasten off and weave in all ends.
Use needle and thread to attach buttons to edge of front flap.

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