Little Nipper Sun Suit

Issue: 79


Little Nipper Sun Suit by Sarra Mackenzie-Pilot
Find the pattern in issue 79 of Inside Crochet magazine.

This pattern evokes feelings of summers long ago, when the sun was always shining and days went on forever…

● Rico Design Baby Cotton Soft DK, 50% cotton/ 50% acrylic, 50g/125m/137yds
Yarn A: Royal Blue 038 x 2 (2, 3, 3) balls
Yarn B: White 001 x 2 (2, 3, 3) balls
Yarn C: Red 035 x 1 ball
● 4mm hook
● Two buttons for straps
● Two white buttons and two seed beads for eyes
● Sewing needle and thread

You can use any DK weight cotton or cotton blend yarn to achieve a similar effect.

Work 20dc and 22 rows to measure 10 x 10cm/4 x 4in using 4mm hook, or size required to obtain tension.

Hat is made to fit 6–12 (18–24) months, with a circumference of 45 (48.5)cm/17¾ (19)in.

Sarra plays at Magpie & Goblin with her teenage daughter Katelyn. An avid designer, gluten free soap maker and textile artist, Sarra has a passion for hand spinning and fibre production. See more of her patterns at


Photography © Leanne Dixon / Inside Crochet

This pattern is tagged with:

Age: Baby, Child, Toddler

Clothing: Romper

Designer: Sarra Mackenzie-Pilot

Gender: Unisex

Price: Magazine Only

Yarn Type: DK

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