hand-knit diaper soaker by fern & faerie

hand-knit diaper soaker

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Knitting
January 2003
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
5 stitches and 7 rows = 1 inch
in Stockinette stitch
US 7 - 4.5 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
newborn to 4T
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Discontinued. This digital pattern is no longer available online.

Great, simple pattern. Easily adaptable.

We’re going to use cloth diapers on our baby, so making these soakers has been a great money saver!

I’d recommend using superwash wool for this. It breathes better than synthetics, but still repells moisture. I especially like Cascade 220 Superwash, but the Lamb’s Pride superwash has some great colors (it’s just a little thinner than I’d like).

I also altered the pattern in that I prefer to crochet around the leg hole over knitting a cuff. It makes a softer edge.


The Finnish version of the patterncan be found here: http://www.kolumbus.fi/wilhelmiina/neuleohjeet.htm