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What WAHM offers a soaker that is circular knit(i.e., no side seams), w/ ribbing for the waist and legs(tell me 'bout the ones that only have ribbing on the waist, but not legs too). <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> TIA
 

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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.<br><br>
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.
 

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My Baa Baa Shee Shee soaker has knitted cuffs at the waiste and the legs... no side seams either. She is a great knitter!!!!!<br><br>
Tammy
 

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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).<br><br>
HTH some!<br><br>
Oh and LTKs are seamed at the bottom in the crotch area, too.<br><br>
And I have also seen some cool crocheted ones that are buttoned at the bottom <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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I bought one on ebay that was made be a mama here. Try private messaging pb_and_j . I think she does custom orders and we love the one we got from her! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">
 

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Yep, Blue Pearls.. I know Nada can do them without a rolled cuff.. Woolie Pullies from Righteous Baby.. that's all I can think of at this moment.
 

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I forgot to address the leg issue... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="roll"> typical me... get gabbin' on one thing, and don't even address the other issue. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="innocent"><br><br>
I think anyone can do them without a rolled cuff and do a ribbed one for you. But then, I don't want to speak out of turn here.
 

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They are all seamed, but the difference with the circular knit ones is they are seamed at the crotch using a type of stitch to make the seam "invisible", so it's not obvious it's seamed.
 

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You could always ask Meredith of KnitWitz Baby if she could do ribbed cuffs instead of rolled <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1"> Hers are knit circular, with a grafted (no seam allowance or ridge) crotch.<br>
You could check with Rose at Blue Purls, too.
 

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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.<br><br>
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).<br><br>
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.<br><br>
Clear as mud?<br><br>
Karla
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile"> what karla said <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">. 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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