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Rainbow Baby Romper Knitting Pattern Knitting Pattern

Rainbow Baby Romper Knitting Pattern

  • Difficulty


  • Yarn Type

    Yarn Type

    4 ply / Fingering / Sock / Sport

  • designer


    Susie Johns

  • Needle Size

    Needle Size

    US 1 / 2.25mm, US 2 / 2.75mm

  • Needle Type

    Needle Type


  • Techniques


    Stocking Stitch

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What you need to know

Knit a vibrant outfit for babies age 3-6 months with Susie Johns' easy stripy knitting pattern

This gorgeous all-in-one from Susie Johns is just the thing for keeping your little ones warm, featuring colourful stripes and button bands around both the back and inside leg – making it perfect for an easy removal during nappy changes! This little romper is a great project and knits up quickly in a self-striping yarn. Alternatively, work your own stripe sequence, changing colour every 10-16 rows.

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTE: it is not advised to let your baby sleep in this project

What do I need?

Yarn: 4ply self-striping sock yarn, four 50g balls
Needles: 2.25mm, 2.75mm
Tapestry needle
Buttons: 16 small
Tapestry needle


One size: to fit a baby aged 3-6 months
Width at armhole shaping: 36cm
Length from neck to gussett: 33cm

Skills and stitches used

How to cast off
How to cast on
How to knit
How to purl
How to increase
How to decrease
How to pick up and knit

Meet the designer

Susie Johns is an experienced crafter, specialising in knitting, papercrafts and embroidery. She contributes regularly to a number of craft magazines and is the author of a range of books on practical subjects, such as collage, painting, papier-mâché and more. If you like this pinafore, we think you'll love this heart baby dress. You can find more of Susie's designs here.

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Techniques: Stocking Stitch

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