Cloth-eez Workhorse Fitted Diaper Organic Unbleached - Snap Closure

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Newborn, orange edges fits birth to 11 or 12 pounds. 

Small, yellow edges fits 9 to 14 pounds.   

Medium, red edges fits 14 to perhaps 24 pounds. 

Large, brown edges fit 21 to 30 pounds (or starting at around 18 pounds for rounder, fuller-shaped babies).    

XLarge, green edges, 26-38 pounds, or age 2-3 

Bulk price savings when ordering in 6-packs!

Cloth-eez Workhorse Fitted Diaper Images Link

Choose snap or no-closure (pinnable or Snappi-fastenable) version. Snap closure on this page.   

workhorse newborn organic diaper workhorse organic newborn diaper open  Built-in doubler-flap is attached at only one end for easy cleanup and quicker drying.  Nicely absorbent. Quick to put on baby. See this on a baby

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Cloth-eez® Workhorse™ diapers are made of wonderful 100% cotton prefold diaper fabric in fitted diaper shape with a built in flap style doubler. Newborn and small have 6 layers in the flap and medium and up have 8 layer flaps, which is age-appropriate layering. Did you ever wish your lovely prefolds were shaped like a fitted? There is no better diapering fabric than the cotton prefold fabric. It washes so easily and wears so well. No polyester stink, no repelling, no special detergents are needed for 100% cotton diapers. The snaps are covered by the cotton fabric inside so no snaps touch baby. The flap style doubler is sewn inside in the back only for quick drying. See pictures on a baby here. Designed by Karen and made exclusively for Green Mountain Diapers. I love cotton diapers, especially prefolds, but sometimes a fitted style is preferred. This is an economy fitted with great low price and no confusing adjustments which create additional bumps and lumpy places. It's not fancy but it does the job really well at a great price. Sized diapers fit better than "one-size-fits-all" diapers because young babies are little and older babies are bigger. Yup, that's true. We made the wings a little longer on the no-closure version to give you more fabric to use for pinning or fastening them but the rise is the same for both versions. Consider baby's shape when choosing size. Wide, round "booty" shapes will need to size-up sooner than narrow, flat-bottom shapes, who will stay in a smaller size longer. Very fast growing newborns can skip size small and go from Newborn to Medium. They are made of organic cotton. 100% cotton exclusive of trim. Made in Pakistan.

For the same thing in organic WHITE cotton, go here.

Note: This is a diaper. It requires a cover (sold separately).

Please note that you can use any mainstream laundry detergent on cotton diapers. You do not need to purchase "special for cloth diapers" detergents. We do not sell them and they are not needed on prefolds or Workhorse diapers.  Keep it simple. Use what you would normally use on your regular household laundry.  However, we strongly suggest fragrance free laundry choices.  This is a diaper which means it is the absorbent part. Use a diaper cover over this diaper, which is not included.

Please wash several times before first use. The white version needs a few cycles before first use. The organic unbleached version needs quite a few preparation cycles to wash off the natural cotton oils before full absorbency is reached. This "prepping" (4 or more wash cycles) is a one-time thing. Link to more washing information.

Cloth-eez Workhorse Organic Diaper size newborn size small size medium size largexlarge  More pictures on the Workhorse page.

Also available in Organic White cotton with snaps.  The version without snaps, called  No Closure, is availble in organic unbleached cotton only.

The body is made of organic cotton. 100% cotton exclusive of trim. Made in Pakistan.  Standard elastic at legs and waist which may contain latex.  Nickel-free polyresin snaps. Edge thread and tag are nylon or polyester.

Oeko-Tex certified cloth diapers



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A Green Mountain Diapers Customer
United States United States
Already too small

I wish there was more flexibility with the sizing. It says for thicker babies the sizing for ... large may begin at 18ish lbs. So I started my 6 month old on the ... large at a bit before 18 lbs, and he’s grown about 14 oz and we already can only use the last 1-2 snaps depending on the actual diaper (they seem to vary a bit in how tight they are). They are tight around the hips and but okay around the legs. Wish the design included more flexibility in the stretchy hem on the waist. Really bummed I don’t think there’s any way these are going to last too long in that 21-30 lb range for [Large]. I don’t think I will be buying the next size up because it’s probably going to be the same problem too soon. There should be one more snap or longer tabs or something. It’s too bad because these dry pretty quickly compared to other fitted diapers thanks to the inner flap being stitched only on one end.

Green Mountain Diapers Cloth-eez Workhorse Fitted Diaper Organic Unbleached - Snap Closure Review
Green Mountain Diapers

Thank you, Ida, for the review. We are sorry that the fit wasn't right for your baby. If you do decide to move up to the next size, you might consider the no closure version because you can use your own fasteners to get a more custom fit. Hold on to these because often once babies are more mobile and they've grown taller their shape changes and they can fit into these again. The no closure version is here:

Betsey W.
Rhode Island Rhode Island
So good!

I started my cloth diapering journey with Workhorses and have not been disappointed! These diapers are made so well and wash up nicely. The fitted style really does catch messes and my husband, who was skeptical about going cloth at first, loves these and how easy they are to put on baby.

Amy V.
New York New York
Love my cloth-eez workhorse diapers!

These are great cloth diapers in every way - easy to use and wash up perfectly stain-free with my small portable washing machine/line dry. Baby is two months old and I haven’t experienced any leaking/blowouts yet! And I love that the cotton is organic. I also have the birdseye wipes and those are great too!

Danna M.
Michigan Michigan

I have experimented with several different kinds of cloth diapers, and these are my favorite!! Very absorbent (no need to worry about adjusting absorbency) and no folding! :-) Now that I have two kids I have less time to fuss with things like folding and changing the diaper insert depending on my child's stage. These allow me to continue to cloth diaper while spending less time dealing with laundry and leaks.

Hannah H.
Texas Texas
Easy and effective

This fitted diaper is awesome and I wish it were my whole stash. We haven’t had a single leak. It’s easy easy easy to use. It washes well and doesn’t take 100 years to dry. It was especially great when baby was tiny and the pocket diapers I bought still had leg gaps.

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