Pinwheel Baby Romper Pattern Download


Pinwheel Baby Romper Pattern Download

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Designed by queen of the clever knit, Ainur Berkimbayeva, the little Pinwheel Baby Romper exceeds any notion of adorable we may have had! Aside from the baby wearing it, the highlight here is the pinwheel, a whimsical bib that evokes a whirligig in the breeze, a sand dollar on the beach, or a sweet William blossom in the garden. The pinwheel is also where you begin, casting on at its center, then working in the round and increasing at five points. Make another one for the back, then cast on stitches for the underarms and work the piece in the round down to the bottom, shaping the hips and gusset into an irresistibly voluminous puffball. Attached I-cords around the armholes finish as straps that tie over the shoulders and adjust with the baby’s size... smart and simple! You'll need just one or two skeins of our lovely 100% organically grown Buttercup Cotton, a machine wash- and dry-able sweetie with a super soft touch and very nice hand. For more info about materials, gauge, and sizing, just click Product Details, above.

Product Details

  • 1 (2, 2) skein(s) of Purl Soho’s Buttercup Cotton, 100% organically grown cotton. Each skein is approximately 364 yards/100 grams; approximately 350 (460, 580) yards required. We used the colors Heirloom White and Pale Denim.
  • Spare double pointed or circular needles, US 3 or smaller

29 stitches and 52 rounds = 4 inches in garter stitch

29 stitches and 38 rounds = 4 inches in stockinette stitch


3-6 months (6-12 months, 12-18 months)

To fit actual chest circumference of approximately 16 (18, 20) inches with approximately 2-3 inches of ease

  • Finished Waist Circumference: 16¼ (18½, 20¾) inches
  • Finished Bib Width and Height: 4¼ (4¾, 5¼) inches
  • Front Length from Waist to Crotch: 6 (6¾, 7½) inches
  • Leg Circumference: 8¼ (9½, 10½) inches

Samples: The rompers shown here are size 3–6 months, worn on baby, and size 6–12 months.

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The adorable Pinwheel Baby Romper requires just one skein of Buttercup Cotton for the 3-6 months size or two skeins for 6-18 months. We used the color Heirloom White. To choose the same, pick the number of skeins you need and add them to your basket!