I recently returned to Diaperswappers to join a December 2010 due date club. I didn’t really want to get sucked into the FSOT (for sale or trade) forums but…
I saw a listing for a Covered Caboose wool soaker and I had something she was in search of (one-size fuzzi bunz). I have been wanting to return to wool at night for Sterling and this provided me the opportunity.
When I received the soaker I immediately thought how strange the size looked. It is a medium yet it has aspects of a small and large. Confusing I know.
I put the Covered Caboose on Sterling last night over a Pooters hemp fitted. The small aspect is seen in the rise. Sterling doesn’t have a long rise yet the Covered Caboose barely went over the cloth diaper. I judge the rise based on the waistband seam, not the waistband. I fully expect a soaker waistband to be on the belly of the baby.
The large aspect could be seen in how wide the soaker was. You could seriously give your baby a huge fluffy butt and still have room in this thing. Also, the leg holes were not in an anatomical position. They were wide and therefore stretched when Sterling walked making it fit awkward.
But, fit aside, how did it perform? Excellent. Not a bit of moisture even remotely felt on the outside. But, this is a super thick, double-layer soaker.
eta: there seems to be some concern over the fact that I have chosen to review a used product. This is not the first time I have done this. Remember this blog is 100% my opinion :) The Covered Caboose does perform satisfactorily. Was the soaker misshapen by the previous owner? No. It was unused because she too got a bad fit. Are there many moms out there who may list the Covered Caboose as their favorite soaker? Sure! Again, remember, all reviews I write are based on my experiences only and are written to help you weed through the plethora of choices.