How to Make a Crochet Nappy Cake

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How to Make a Crochet Nappy Cake Pattern


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Pattern Details:

Pattern Details





Skill Level:

medium skill level requirement Intermediate

Pattern Description:

Create a beautiful baby gift that doubles as the centerpiece for a baby shower. Soft and cuddly crocheted toys, bib, booties, edgings, bottle covers and more are combined with purchased cloth and disposable diapers (called "nappies" in Europe) to create a gorgeous tiered cake that will be the highlight of a shower.

This colorful cake is made by first arranging about 85 disposable diapers. Then the cake is "frosted" with crochet-trimmed baby blankets, crochet baby toys, bibs, bottle covers, booties, tiny crocheted roses and as many purchased and crocheted baby products as you wish to add.


Cake shown is about 18" tall. Bottom layer is 14" across.


Baby yarn used throughout this project is Bernat Baby Coordinates. Other brands of baby yarn and any color scheme may be used. Colors used for this project are #1000 White, #1001 Pink, #1008 Baby Pink, #1010 Soft Mauve (lavender), #1011 Lemon Custard, and #1012 Iced Mint.

Crochet hooks size F through I

About 85 disposable diapers are used, as well as ribbons, pins and purchased baby items.

About Designer

About Designer

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My name is Carolyn Christmas. Colorful yarns, cotton fabrics, hooks and needles are my constant companions as I go about my daily creative endeavors.
My husband and I live and work in our tiny home under the big sky of the Texas Hill Country, where a llama peeking in the window, the mail carrier passing by on the dirt road, and the fussing of mockingbirds are the sights and sounds of our ...

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