Ruffle Bumpkin

Ruffle Bumpkin

Lindsay LewchukBaby, Patterns

Ruffle the booty of your cutie in Knit Eco Chic’s debut baby pattern! Knit in organic cotton, this completely seamless design incorporates the self-hemming cast on. This super quick knit enables recreation over and over again as your little one grows from wearing newborn to x-large diapers.

Tech edited by Trisha Paetshch and test knit in a variety of fibers. This easy-level pattern includes written directions and a schematic. The self-published version, is available in 15 organic disposal diaper hugging sizes. Ruffle Bumpkin is also available in Storey’s One Skein Wonders for Babies.

$6.00

Finished Measurements:
Waist: [9.5”/ 24.5cm, 11.25”/ 28.5cm, 12.75”/ 32.5cm] ([9.5”/ 24.5cm, 12.75”/ 32.5cm, 16”/ 40.5cm], [12.75”/ 32.5cm, 16”/ 40.5cm, 19.25”/
49cm], [12.75”/ 32.5cm, 17.5”/ 44.5cm, 20.75”/ 53cm], [14.5”/ 36.5cm, 17.5”/ 44.5cm, 22.5”/ 57cm])
To fit waist: [11″/ 28cm, 12.5″/ 32cm, 15″/ 38cm] ([11″/ 28cm, 15″/ 38cm, 18″/ 45.5cm], [15″/ 38cm, 18″/ 45.5cm, 21″/ 53.5cm], [15″/ 38cm, 19″/ 48.5cm, 23″/ 58.5cm], [16″/ 40.5cm, 20″/ 51cm, 24″/ 61cm])

Materials:
[1] ([2], [2], [3], [3]) Skeins Classic Elites Yarn Seedling
100% organic cotton (shown in 4561 Zephyr)
Set of five US 6/ 4mm DPNs
Set of five US 7/ 4.5mm DPNs
US G-6/ 4mm crochet hook
2 stitch markers
Yarn needle
Optional: ribbon or elastic waist banding

Gauge:
18 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches/ 10cm in Stockinette Stitch.

Special Notes:

  • Designed to match the baby diapers it covers, Ruffle Bumpkin has a 3 size option in each of the five standard organic disposable diaper sizes. To follow your selected size, the numbers will be listed as follows: Newborn 1, Newborn 2, Newborn 3, Small 2, Small 3], Medium 1, Medium 2, Medium 3, Large 1, Large 2, Large 3, X-Large 1, X-Large 2, X-Large 3).
  • If customizing the Cast On, make sure to cast on a multiple of 8 sts for the 2×2 rib pattern to work out evenly.
  • Check out “Inside the Self-Hemming Cast On” on www.knitecochic.com/blog for a video demonstration of the waist band.
  • Ruffle Bumpkin available in One-Skein Wonders for Babies printed book – pages 108-109 – To fit preemie (newborn): 10 (12.5)”/ 25.5 (31.5) cm waist.