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Standard size measurements for soakers

Posted by KnittingDane on Sat, 2000-01-01 00:00

If you are knitting soakers after a universal pattern and do not have a baby to measure on - here's some standard measurements for cloth diaper bottoms, you can use.

The measurements in the chart is in cm (inches)

  Newborn Small Medium Large Extra Large
  3-6 kg
6-12 lbs
4-8 kg
8-16 lbs
6-12 kg
12-24 lbs
10-16 kg
20-32 lbs
> 15 kg
> 30 lbs
Waist
34 (13)
38 (15)
43 (17)
48 (19)
53 (21)
Hip
38 (15)
43 (17)
48 (19)
53 (21)
58 (23)
Rise
34 (13)
38 (15)
43 (17)
48 (19)
53 (21)
Thigh
22 (9)
26 (10)
29 (11)
31 (12)
32 (13)
Inseam
15 ('6')
20 (8)
25 (10)
30 (12)
35 (14)

Waist: The circumference of the waist slightly under the belly button

Hip: The circumference over the diaper at the widest part

Rise: From the top front of the diaper, through the crotch and up to the back top of the diaper

Thigh: The circumference of the thigh at the widest part

Inseam: Length of the leg from diaper to ankle