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Kate Oates is the designer for Tot Toppers & When I Grow Up. She enjoys designing hats and garments for babies and children in particular, these projects often reflect a whimsical spirit. Kate's When ...

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Ollie Romper

from Tot Toppers
(6) Name: 'Knitting : Ollie Romper
Ollie Romper
Ollie Romper
Ollie Romper
Ollie Romper
Ollie Romper

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • cable
  • pick up stitches
  • basic increasing & decreasing
  • cable CO
  • knit & purl

Pattern Description:

This top-down romper features a onesie style neckline that overlaps on each side providing room to go over baby's head without a gaping wide neck or button closure. Front and back are worked separately and then joined for the body, then separated again for the legs to make diaper changes easy. The romper features chevron colorwork, which can be just as easily exchanged for stripes or even worked solid to make it more beginner-friendly. Shown in 12 months with matching Ollie Hat (pattern sold separately). Pattern includes instructions for short sleeves & long sleeves, and both shorts & pants options.


20 sts and 27 rows per 4 inches in stockinette on larger needles

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Size: Newborn(3 months, 6 months, 12 months)18 months, 2, 3
  • Finished Chest: 16.75(18.5, 20, 20.75)22.5, 24, 25.5 inches


  • Yarn: 240(280, 370, 450)540, 630, 720 yards A and 70(90, 100, 100)110, 120, 120 yards B worsted weight yarn, less 40(60, 90, 110)130, 140, 150 yards A and 10 yards B for Shorts, less 30(40, 60, 70)100, 110, 130 yards A and 10 yards B for Short Sleeves
  • Tools: Size 6(4 mm) 16" circular needles and set of 5 DPNs, size 7(4.5 mm) 16" circular needles and set of 5 DPNs, stitch markers

You Will Also Need:

  • Notions: 5(6, 7, 8)9, 9, 9 small buttons

Preferred Brand/Yarn:

Anzula For Better or Worsted

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