well, a bunch come to mind that have ribbing at the top, but usually include rolled cuffs at the leg, ie. kool sheep and mosaic moon, these are the only two soakers i have seen, other than my own, oh and i've seen a BBB and a knit witz, but they have seams.
i'm not sure of anyone off the top of my head that does a seamless soaker and cuffs at the legs, i think RBs have seams, at least that's what i have been told.
You basically have to have a seam somewhere.... either on the side (correct me if I am wrong, Marnie...are yours seamed at the side?) ... I think Morwenna's is seamed close to the bottom (like mine and I think Blue Purls), and I think Karen's is seamed at the bottom at the crotch. There are some that are knit flat (I *think* BBB is knitted flat and then seamed up the middle).
Oh and LTKs are seamed at the bottom in the crotch area, too.
And I have also seen some cool crocheted ones that are buttoned at the bottom
Originally Posted by LuvMy2Kidz
They are all seamed, but the difference with the circular knit ones is they are seamed at the crotch using a type of stitch that seamed.
I think we have different definitions for "seamed" and I'm getting pretty confused. A soaker that is knit flat has to be seamed because it is like a piece of fabric. If you look inside the soaker that is knit in the flat you will see a seam like you see inside pants or whatever fabric garment you wear, meaning a small ridge inside the entire length of the soaker.
There is not this type of "seam" in a soaker knit in the round. You do "grafting", which is a kind of seam, but it looks and functions no differently than the rest of the soaker fabric. Actually, most diaper patterns that I've seen have you do the grafting where the legs start (because you are casting off stitches as you are making the decreases). If you look on the inside of a KSS or one of the soakers I've made, you won't see a seam. Inside my LTK soaker you will (although I think they are now knit in the round).
I prefer soakers knit in the round because i do think that no seams are more comfortable for baby. also, LTK patterns for longies do not have a seam either.
. if you do the kitchner stitch there is NO seam seen to the eye. you would guess the knitting was all one piece. otherwise, if you close any other way, there is a seam of some sort. the KSS and the MM that i have seen, neither have a seeable seam. the knit witz baby, bbb, RB, all have a RIDGE somewhere in the soaker, from what i have seen.
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