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Baby Surprise Jacket KAL


Baby Surprise Jacket KAL

Elizabeth Zimmermann's Baby Surprise Jacket is a favorite baby shower gift for many knitters. The construction of the jacket is a little like origami. Let's all knit a BSG, figure out the pattern, and show off our finished projects!

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Sources for the Baby Surprise Jacket pattern
The Opinionated Knitter This book also has instructions for how to make an Adult Surprise Jacket!
Knitting Workshop
Baby Surprise Jacket DVD Elizabeth Zimmermann's daughter, Meg Swansen, takes you through the Baby Surprise Jacket pattern step by step. This DVD is a great option for visual learners who may have trouble with the pattern instructions!

Discussion Forum

Stage One!

Started by Peggy Stuart. Last reply by Peggy Stuart on Monday. 499 Replies

Stage One of the BSJ is fairly straightforward. You CO and do some decreases every RS row. Here's what mine looks like at the end of Stage One:Show us what your BSJ looks like during or at the end of…Continue

Tags: decreases, Zimmerman, Elizabeth, BSJ

Starting a BSJ

Started by knitstertoo. Last reply by knitstertoo on Saturday. 61 Replies

Hi There,  I have not been knitting in quite a while and just found out that my daughter is pregnant. My third grandchild, her first.  It is different when it is your daughter.  Peggy Stuart agreed.…Continue

Finished BSJ's

Started by Susan the Blue Lake Knitter. Last reply by Peggy Stuart Feb 17. 651 Replies

OK, I just finished the knitting and BO... Here it is.I laid the buttons on the sweater to give you an idea of how cute this will be finished.I have a few errands to run, but will finish the sewing…Continue

Stage Five!

Started by Peggy Stuart. Last reply by KnitterGirl39 Sep 23, 2013. 277 Replies

We're at Stage Five!Here's Susan the Blue Lake Knitter's BSJ at the start of Stage Five!Continue

Tags: increases, Zimmerman, Elizabeth, BSJ


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