Dorky Postpartum Obsessiveness (I Made Wool Diaper Covers!)
How's that for a groovy title? Let's see how many Google search hits I get - thinking zero. Anyhow, there's something about maternal hormones, and being on maternity leave from writing, and being a wee little bit cheap, or um, frugal ... and maybe a bit touched in the head.
But I got in my craw that Sweet Little Penny needed another wool diaper cover. Ok, she did need another (one Aristocrat doesn't cut it), but did I really need to make it myself? Did I?
Of course I did! Don't be silly!
I looked at some instructions online, trolled GoodWill for 100% wool sweaters, and set to work. The outcome:
Three super cute wool soakers. Surprisingly, two are too big (the blue ones), which leaves us with my all-time favorite cover ever ever ever:
Perhaps I went a bit overboard with the custom-dyed wool moon and star appliqued on the bum. But doesn't this sweetie deserve the best?