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Tuesday, November 13, 2007

wooly legs

Remember this WIP photo from Saturday?


It's sock yarn, but it's not socks. This is the finished product:
wooly legs

Still not sure what they are (turkey drumstick cozies??)? Let me call upon the able assistance of the Wooly Babe to model for you:
wooly legs

As you might know, the Wooly Babe will be wearing this harness for 6+ weeks to treat developmental dysplasia of the hip. Unfortunately, the harness makes her wardrobe choices somewhat limited, as she can't wear those cute little footie baby one-piece outfits. Or pants. So, she needs something to keep her both warm and fashionable.

Pattern: Wooly Legs (Ruth's improvised pattern ... scroll to the bottom)
Yarn: Mama-E C*EYE*BER Fiber Signature Sock Yarn in "Jolene"
Needles: Addi Turbo and Knitpicks DPNs, size 1.5
Gauge: close to 9 sts/in

Wooly Babe, hope you are warm and toasty!

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  • You SO rock! :) Those are cute, she will be one well equipped little one...

    By Blogger Sparkles, at 5:04 PM  

  • You totally rock, and way faster than I do!

    By Blogger Lucia, at 5:14 PM  

  • Those are so cute - everyone's going to want them for their babies. =) Baby legwarmers. Just add an off the shoulder cutoff t-shirt and short shorts.....

    By Blogger Kim, at 6:11 PM  

  • You rock, keepin' that babe warm!

    By Blogger Lucy, at 7:15 PM  

  • Oh my god, those are seriously the cutest goddamn things I have EVER FRIGGIN SEEN. So awesome!!

    By Blogger Bertha, at 9:01 PM  

  • Nice job.

    By Anonymous Teresa C, at 9:31 PM  

  • This is one of the best uses of knitting ever. You generate so much good karma.

    By Anonymous Suzanne, at 9:58 PM  

  • That's so great! I am an adult who had hip dysplasia as a mere babe and would have loved donning those gorgeous hand-knits!

    By Blogger CynicalGal, at 10:51 PM  

  • What a great thing for you to do with that beautiful sock yarn! Wooly Babe will have the most fashionable legs in town!

    By Blogger Julie, at 6:55 AM  

  • That's so sweet! I'm going to put my mom hat on here and say (or shout) that it is so nice to have multiples of things that a baby wears regularly because sometimes they need multiple outfit changes in a very short period of time. I don't mind doing laundry, but washing and drying something in a mad rush so you can put it right back on the baby stinks, and you've saved Ruth some of that hassle. Bravo!

    By Blogger Susan, at 9:40 AM  

  • how sweet! she'll look dashing in her new woolly leggings :)

    By Blogger gleek, at 11:12 AM  

  • You completely fooled me. I thought for sure that was going to be a sock! ;-)

    By Anonymous Beth S., at 2:11 PM  

  • You smart girl. Love the leg warmers.

    By Anonymous laura gunn, at 3:32 PM  

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