Modern Classic Baby Soakers, Nappy Pants

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Modern Classic Baby Soakers, Nappy Pants Pattern


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Skill Level:

little skill level requirement Novice

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knit
  • purl
  • yarn over for eylet

Pattern Description:

A modern version of an old classic pattern.
The pattern includes instructions for optional ribbing around the leg.

Easy flat knitting pattern in two sizes to fit all nappy/ diaper wearing babies and toddlers.
The rib section across the crotch is highly absorbent and molds well to babies shape.

Use only superwash wool in a 8 ply weight and needles size 4mm or US6.

Have fun using all sorts of colours, makes a nice photo prop as well!

I have seen a similar designs in a vintage pattern, but it only included one size.

This pattern comes in two sizes to accommodate all babies from birth to 2 years:

0 to 12 months
12 to 24 months

The pattern has optional leg opening ribbing if you like a snug fit around the thighs.


22st and 28 rows make 10 cm or 4 inch square

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • small; 0-12 months
  • large:12-24 months


  • 100(150) g of 8ply pure wool yarn

You Will Also Need:

  • knitting needles size 4mm or US6

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

superwash wool


pink, blue or white

About Designer

About Designer

Alma Mahler on

I am a fashion/ textile designer and mother of six children.
Over time I have designed and knitted as well as sewn hundreds of items of baby and childrens clothing.

I am a designer specializing in innovative and practical children's wear that is timeless and understated.

Sewing, knitting and designing for babies and children gives me special joy and freedom to be playful, nostalgic and ...

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