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I have long thought of taking the wool soaker pants idea to the next level for little babes who are so snuggly in one-piece outfits. Renate (of <a href="http://www.nanaswoolies.com" target="_blank">Nana's Woolies</a> fame) knew just what I meant and created these for my new babe on the way:<br><br><a href="http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/sassy_leyla/detail?.dir=/6444&.dnm=4aa4.jpg&.src=ph" target="_blank">Gold colorway</a><br><br><a href="http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/sassy_leyla/detail?.dir=/6444&.dnm=33d8.jpg&.src=ph" target="_blank">Blue colorway</a><br><br>
Both are made from soft 100% wool from <a href="http://www.mysticalcreationyarns.com/WoolYarn.html" target="_blank">Mystical Creations</a> and I think will work pretty well as either a diaper cover or just insurance for in the sling when there's compression and I may have a heavy-wetting-infant <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="shrug"> ! <b>What are your thoughts on this type of diaper cover??</b> (I won't actually be able to report back on functionality for quite some time--they are in sizes 9 mo and 12 mo--but if this boy is huge like the buggle I'll get to pull the 9 mo. size out in the fall and the 12 mo size in the winter)<br><br><br>
Look what the buggle got in this custom Nana's Woolies order, too: <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/drool.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="drool"><br><br><a href="http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/sassy_leyla/detail?.dir=/6444&.dnm=3150.jpg&.src=ph" target="_blank">Black Cherry NanaPants</a> (LTK Merino)<br><br><a href="http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/sassy_leyla/detail?.dir=/6444&.dnm=2f35.jpg&.src=ph" target="_blank">Bright Blue NanaPants</a> (HPY)<br><br><a href="http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/sassy_leyla/detail?.dir=/6444&.dnm=5776.jpg&.src=ph" target="_blank">Gold NanaPants</a> (HPY)<br><br><a href="http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/sassy_leyla/detail?.dir=/6444&.dnm=1f07.jpg&.src=ph" target="_blank">Turquoise Blue NanaPants</a> (local wool here in Finland, koolaid dyed by me!)<br><br>
Knitted wool custom orders are so fun!!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/banana.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="banana">
 

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Gorgeous !!<br><br>
I hope it's cool where you live. I would have LOVED that this past winter for my DD - it looks SO snuggly.
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/ROTFLMAO.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="rotflmao"> Um, yeah it is. I live in Finland. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/biglaugh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="laugh">:
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;"><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/ROTFLMAO.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="rotflmao"> Um, yeah it is. I live in Finland. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/biglaugh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="laugh">:</div>
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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/blush.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="blush"> I'm sorry - I don't live in Finland (and will readily admit to being completely and hopelessly geographically challenged) so don't know what the weather is like there. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/innocent.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="shy">
 

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Oh, wow...those are ADORABLE!!!! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"><br><br>
I can just see a little winter baby all snuggly in those outfits. Great work, mama!
 

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I am loving your wool!! Very, very nice. I absolutely adore Renate's work and I'm hoping to get my hands on some more if I ever have another baby. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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That is a great idea! And so snuggly for where you live. All the great outfits you have would never work for us - way too hot in AZ even in winter - but perfect for cold weather babes.<br><br>
I wish we could use long knit pants more but we hardly even use them in winter <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/eyesroll.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="roll">
 

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WOWSERS!!! Why must you tempt me woman!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/demon.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="demon"><br>
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Now I HAVE To go buy more yarn... Those sets are soooo cute!
 

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Oooh how warm and snuggly! It's like a sweater and knit pants all in one! Awesome! I see a bunch of those popping up everywhere in the future <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin"><br><br>
Gorgeous!!!
 

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holy moly! is she locked in your basement or something? :LOL<br><br>
everything is gorgeous! wow!
 

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I <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love"> those little outfits! And the colorways are gorgeous. I'm definitely going to have to get some for the next baby. <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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Those little union suits are adorable...and they look to be so comfy! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">
 

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those are all gorgeous. really, truly gorgeous.<br><br>
the one piece outfits are especially cute. I think they'd work pretty well, but I would have a hard time not putting a t-shirt on underneath. I know that would ruin the funtionality with the wicking, but it's habit for me that a shirt goes under a sweater type thing. but if the wool is super soft, it should be fine.<br><br>
I wonder about the ease of changing though, unless there are buttons in the crotch that I can't see. But then again, maybe you'd just change the whole outfit and not just the diaper.<br><br>
but really - nana does beautiful work!
 

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<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/jaw.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="dropjaw"> I LOVE them! Your little guy will be so warm and cozy! I need to knit some for my babe due this Winter. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/stork-suprise.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Stork Suprise">:<br><br>
You could always put a merino onsie or little shirt underneath. Angelica, didn't you have a great link for just that?<br><br>
Renata continues to amaze me! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">
 

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Those one-piece outfits are adorable! I had a knitted one-piece outfit for Lily this winter and it was so snuggly and so cute. It was cotton and I always wished it was wool so it could be a diaper cover too. I think it will work great! <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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the one piece outfits are especially cute. I think they'd work pretty well, but I would have a hard time not putting a t-shirt on underneath. I know that would ruin the funtionality with the wicking, but it's habit for me that a shirt goes under a sweater type thing. but if the wool is super soft, it should be fine.<br><br>
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<a href="http://www.nordicwoollens.com/c188943.2.html" target="_blank">http://www.nordicwoollens.com/c188943.2.html</a> --scroll down to see really soft merino shirts and onesies. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up"> I probably will use a lightweight diaper cover AND the outfit, so that the outfit serves as an extra layer of insurance for babywearing, and so I can reuse the outfit over and over and just change the cover.<br>
Ease of changing, I'm not sure...but I've had similar outfits on infants and found as long as the material was stretchy, you could pull their legs out of the 'legs' of the outfit and do the change without much trouble, then put their legs back inside the outfit and button up. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/shrug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="shrug"> We will see! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/love.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="love">
 

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Those are truly ingenious! And if I ever have another babe and it's born in the winter months..I want some of those! I can't wait to hear how it works for you!
 

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Beautiful! That's one lucky babe <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/orngbiggrin.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="orange big grin"><br>
We had a pair of wool Oalls for Vivi that I really liked. They were perfect paired with a tshirt and never wicked.... sooooo cute! ( and on the TP now LOL!)
 
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