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Alynmc
04-09-2007, 01:24 AM
My husbands grandma wants me to knit her something you put against the bottom of your door to block out the cold air. I started to look for a pattern and I realized I didn't know what it is called. If someone could help me with the name I could search for a pattern, but if someone has a good pattern that would be great too.

Thanks
Andrea

jinty
04-09-2007, 02:29 AM
They are called "draught excluders" Sorry can't help with a pattern but I have seen some really fun ones knitted

jinty

lucky_alf2
04-09-2007, 02:30 AM
I've heard them called door/window draft stoppers/dodgers/blockers/snakes.

And a pattern too --

http://cache.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/patternFinder.fcgi?search=Search&searchText=draft&x=0&y=0

Have fun!!

jinty
04-09-2007, 02:34 AM
Aaww That is cute My daughter loves cats. Might try it. :shrug:

marykz
04-09-2007, 09:23 AM
Draft dodgers? Essentially a long rectangle, sewn up, and stuffed with a nylon full of kitty litter, or poly pellets. We have drafty windows, so we have a bunch. (though I bought most of mine)

MommaG
04-09-2007, 07:41 PM
I have made one and all I did was knit a long tube in the round and stuffed it with batting. I also made some of these and put eyes on them and gave them as snakes to some kids they loved them.