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South Bohemia, Czech Republic

I´m crazy tough Czech farm mom who very loves her family and poor farm home... My name is Ludmila (Lidka) and I´m called Popelka=Cinderella.

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Diaper Cover-Merino-knit

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(6) Name: 'Knitting : Diaper Cover-Merino-knit
Diaper Cover-Merino-knit
Diaper Cover-Merino-knit

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Rib stitch
  • Garter stitch
  • knit 2 tog
  • increase
  • button holes

Pattern Description:

I made this for my younger daughter Eliska.
Hand knit wool diaper cover with braces.
Fabulously soft, breathable, knit all-natural pull-on Merino wool soaker.

3 positions of fastening buttonholes - 2 buttons (you can knit your soaker WITH or WITHOUT braces - my pattern will explain you HOW to do it)

This is a very easy pattern and suitable for beginners.Using 100% merino wool (approx 2 x 100 gm balls) in a DK or light worsted weight, it will knit up in just one night.


My gauge for this was 22 stitches = 10 cm and 33 rows = 10 cm.
I used 2 yarn balls of Merino wool of Czech producer (100 g / 250 m).
3 balls of this Merino wool are perfect quantity for 2 pieces of these Wool Diaper Cover.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • 1 year old toddler and up


  • 100% Merino wool
  • straight needles 3.5 mm and 5 mm
  • circular needle 3.5 mm
  • tapestry needle