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I am a homeschooling mother of five wonderful children. I'm also a knitwear designer and a writer. I try to live simply and love to create. I began crocheting at the age of 8 and began designing my ...

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DaisyHead Delight

from Connie Stults
(6) Name: 'Knitting : DaisyHead Delight
DaisyHead Delight
DaisyHead Delight
DaisyHead Delight
DaisyHead Delight

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • knitting in the round
  • short rows -tutorial included
  • grafting (optional) - tutorial included

Pattern Description:

Cool in the summer. Warm in the winter. Make these long or short. Get creative and make them any way you like! Great for cloth diapers or over disposables.

DaisyHead Delight was designed for use as a wool soaker~ make longies or shorties from the same pattern. This pattern is knit in the round from the top down. It offers a trim fit through the waist and above hips. It employs short rows throughout the back to give plenty of room for the cloth diaper. All waist and hip shaping is done with changes in needle size~ so no increases or mistakes in stitch count!

DaisyHead Delight has a garter stitch gusset for extra room and protection in the wet zone. It has 2 different leg widths. And there are 18 different leg finishes, 11 of which are gender neutral!

The pattern has instructions for 4 waistbands and 4 ruffles for the bum. The Customizable Option walks you step by step through knitting to your baby's measurements or to your own gauge. The pattern also includes a *32 page Appendix* full of tutorials for all pattern techniques. You only need to know basic knitting skills! It also teaches you 4 types of drawstrings!

Written in sizes Newborn, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, and Toddler. Includes instructions for customizing fit for your baby.

*62 page* pattern includes these features:
Knit in-the-round
Top-down construction
Ribbed, ribbed with eyelets, encased elastic, and encased drawstring waistbands
Shaping above waist achieved with changes in needle size
Trim fit in the waist and above hips
High rise
Employs short rows throughout entire back of pants
Gusset to give more room in crotch for diaper
Gusset worked in garter stitch for more protection against wetness
No grafting necessary~ option to graft or not to graft
2 leg widths
18 leg finishes
4 ruffles for bum
Instructions for 4 types of drawstrings
Pattern employs charts for sizing~ no more confusion over which number for which size
Option to customize~ especially helpful for toddlers/XXL
Pattern support
Appendix with pictorial instructions of pattern techniques

For size chart and approximate yardage needed, visit http://www.daisyheadcreations.com/p/dhc-knits_23.html

Full pattern support. If you have any questions or need help, I am here to help you in any way I can.

When you buy the pattern, you may also sell five items per year without the purchase of a Cottage Industry License. In order to sell more than this limit from my pattern, you must contact me about Licensing.

This pattern is only for personal use. If you are giving the pattern as a gift, please contact me before purchasing so that I can send the pattern directly to the receiver.

DaisyHead Creations Lifetime Cottage License available for a $10 fee. The License allows you to sell soakers made from any pattern you ever buy from me for this very minimal, one time fee. See my Etsy shop or send me a message for details.


20sts & 24 rows per 4 inches in stockinette stitch

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn, Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, Toddler, and Custom


  • worsted weight wool
  • US 3 (3.25 mm) 16-inch circular knitting needles
  • US 5 (3.75 mm) 16-inch circular knitting needles
  • US 7 (4.55 mm) 16-inch circular knitting needles
  • US 7 (4.55 mm) double point knitting needles
  • OR other method of small diameter circular knitting in sizes listed above

You Will Also Need:

  • tapestry needle

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