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Rocky Joggers

May 14, 2015
The Rocky joggers make use of short rows to create room for a diaper bum.
There are some baby images that make grown men and women revert to the ever-reviled baby talk. They can’t help it. For me, baby pants do it every time! Look at those chubby little leggies! Who’s a little cutie pie?…. it devolves from there! For Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe we wanted to COVER these babies in knits. Head to toe! This collection wouldn’t be complete without some woollies to cover diaper bums and baby legs. The Rocky joggers are perfect for heading out for a stroll on a chilly day.  Knit in fingering weight yarn they are light but warm, giving baby room to move. MB-rocky-02a
Short Rows: A new tutorial!
These joggers use short row shaping to make room for little diaper bums, but don’t be scared!  We have created a new tutorial on German Short Rows to help you through it. I recently discovered this short row method and I am sold, it is a lot easier to keep a good tension and avoid little holes that some other short row methods can leave.
Max rocking a pouty little model lip

Max rocking a pouty little model face!

The Yarn: SweetGeorgia Cashluxe Fine
For the Rocky joggers we had yet another great opportunity to use SweetGeorgia Yarns.  Felicia of  was one of our first supporters here at Tin Can Knits and we always jump at the chance to work with her gorgeous colourways. We designed these pants in Cashluxe Fine in Bison, Tumbled Stone, and Hush.  Tough Love Sock is another great SweetGeorgia yarn for these wee pants too. MB-rocky-04a
Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe: 6 new knits all about the babes!
Rocky is one of the 6 designs in Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe, our newest collection that we are launching one design at a time.  Revel in the surprise and get special preorder pricing of $14 before the last pattern is released!  The first 4 patterns are now available, and on May 28 and June 11 2015 we will bring you the final two designs. Rocky Joggers by Tin Can KnitsPlaydate Cardigan by Tin Can KnitsLittle Squirrel Socks by Tin Can KnitsFly Away Blanket by Tin Can Knits Want to knit along with us?  Join in the KAL on the Tin Can Knits Ravelry Group.  There’s support, camaraderie, and PRIZES…now including a skein of Cashluxe Fine! Tin Can Knits Email UpdatesIf you don’t already get our email updates, now is the time to join!  We’ll tell you as new patterns launch, and share our tips and tricks for beautiful finished projects. More little knits by TCK:
3 Comments leave one →
  1. casey permalink
    October 12, 2016 9:21 am

    I love these and just finished them for my baby. I’d love to make them for my niece, who is 1 year but wearing 2T. Any suggestions for adopting to a 2T size?

    • October 19, 2016 9:37 am

      Hi Casey – I would try knitting them in a DK weight, that should give you the extra inches.

  2. May 14, 2015 11:04 am

    oh my gosh, these are the cutest baby pants ever!! Just put them in my queue!

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