Chicago was fun, but wore me out! I did make it to Loopy Yarns and Nina and had a nice visit at both shops. I picked up some BFL Fleece Artist to make some longies for Knittykid and a skein of Malabrigo silk and merino to make a cowl for myself.

I promised more FO’s to show off, and I’ve got a heap of soakers that I’ve finished up.

The first two are all the Curly Purly pattern. I like this pattern for babies who are not on their toes yet. It relies on just ribbing to keep them up, so once you have a toddler they may fall down. But for newborns, you couldn’t have an easier pattern!

This first one is Knitpicks Wool of the Andes.

Curly Purly Orange

This next one is Blackberry Ridge Kaleidoscope in Firecracker.  So nice and soft!

Curly Purly browns

The next one isn’t finished but the trim is in what I think is a Cascade wool/llama blend (very soft) and the dark brown is a Classic Elite tweed.
Curly Purly brown soaker

Lastly, this one is a small size using the Little Turtle Knits  Undersoaker pattern. See that bulge under the waistband? Yup, I messed up the elastic and have to go back and fix it. Bummer. But the yarn is to die for! It was dyed by Lia over at Fruity Sheep and is a super soft Peruvian. Very nice!

LTK teal soaker

Believe it or not, I’ve got more FO’s but I promised myself I’d kick myself off the computer by 10:00. Don’t want to overwhelm you all anyway!



Filed under finished objects, knitting, soakers, travels

14 responses to “Soakermania!!

  1. Very unisex colors m’dear! Have you seen the soaker/skirt seamless pattern set over at Ravelry? So very cute, but very girly.

  2. Very cute! Nice soakers! Did you find a chicagan (sp??) button for the BSJ?

  3. So cute! Have you ever used the Picky Pants pattern by LTK? I’m looking at making that for Anna.

    I’ve used the punk rock knitters free soaker pattern and the curly purly pattern. Right now I”m working on a hybrid of the two–waist band of Curly Purly, seat of punk rock soaker. We’ll see how it comes out.

  4. I’ve not seen those before – they are cute!

  5. I love the colors. Help me with the soakers. Do you use them over disposables or with cloth diapers?

  6. The colors of the top one look like he/she will be a little punkin butt!! Cute!

  7. Lovely little soakers!

  8. Lia

    Oh, wow! Glad you found a good use for that yarn! My first swap, and it was a great one 🙂

  9. missscarlett

    They are all so adorable!

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