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jeanius80 10-30-2007 10:55 PM

curly purly soaker! w/pic ;)
curly purly soaker

I have decided to switch to cloth diapering and wool soaker, and i finially finished my very first saoker! The yarn isn't the best choicem but it will do ;) I used about80% of a skein of Lambs Pride Worsted, in 'aran'. size 5 and 8 needles (US sizing). I learned how to do a three needle BO just for this project! :yay: It turned out good, i forgot to pick up one of the wrapped stitches (from short rows - also a first) and didn't realize i should have knit the waist band with the smaller needles, .. but on the next one, i know what to do :thumbsup:

I'll be knitting a few more with peace fleece and 3 ply merino from 100purewool, as well as louet riverstone....I am very excited to be cloth diapering!
(I will add pic's tomorrow, it's soaking right now, i was too excited to get one before i washed it:doh:)

Sheridan 11-01-2007 03:40 AM

very nice indeed!!
I am just finishing the legs on an 'Alice' soaker. I might give the curly purly one a go next, I like the idea of the circular needles.

gargoylelib 11-01-2007 03:56 AM

Great job on the soaker! Was the Curly Purly pattern easy to
follow? I've been thinking about giving it a try....

Libbie :)

momwolf 11-01-2007 07:42 AM

bajanKnit 11-01-2007 07:59 AM

Nice work Jeanie. But what is a Soaker???????????:shrug:

dustinac 11-01-2007 08:55 AM

:happydance: Great job!!!:happydance:

Jan in CA 11-01-2007 01:13 PM


jeanius80 11-01-2007 01:18 PM

it was a very easy pattern! i did a lot of it in the car...

a soaker is used over a cloth diaper. it helps absorb and keep clothing dry longer. They are cute on little kids too :)

jberry16 11-01-2007 02:23 PM

very nice, isn't cding fun?! I cd my dd and will cd my new baby too. so cheap!

monzogary 11-02-2007 08:51 PM

That looks good, and I'll bet it gets some good use.

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