Knit Soaker by Good Housekeeping
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Knit Soaker

January 1959
Sport (12 wpi) ?
6 stitches = 1 inch
US 2 - 2.75 mm
US 5 - 3.75 mm
3.75 mm (F)

Originally published in “Good Housekeeping Knitting for Baby Book” (c) 1959.

3 oz Beehive Imported Baby Wool, Shrink-Resist Finish or
3 oz Columbia-Minerva Baby Yarn, Shrink Resistant.

Size 2 and 5 14-inch long knitting needles
Size F (4) crochet hook

6 stitches = 1 inch; 10 rows = 1 inch

Yarn used double after waistband ribbing.

Ed note: There are two knit soaker patterns provided in the pdf file (not available now). One has a triangular shaped front with a drawstring top. The other has a plain front with ribbing at top and bottom.

Crochet version here: Good Housekeeping 1959 Crocheted Soaker

Previously available on (inactive website)