Sunday, June 28, 2009


Baby Surprise Jacket. It's one of those knitting icons from Elizabeth Zimmerman. It can be made from a solid, with planned stripes of any size, or with variegated yarn. By changing the size of the yarn and the size of the needles, the size of the jacket is decided.
Yarn / US needles / Size

Fingering / 2 or 3 /Newborn

Sport / 4 or 5 / 6 mos

DK / 6 or 7 / 9 mos

WW / 8 or 9 / about 1 year

Chunky /10 or 10.5 / Toddler

There are a couple of KALs on Ravelry: A seamless BSJ starting July 1st and a regular one starting July 4th. I plan on doing one of them. Wanna play? I made one a couple years ago, but have been itching to make another....


  1. I would love to make one!!!!! Where do I sign up to start the KAL?

  2. Well, I've already signed up and I've invited Karen to also as she is expecting a new grandchild.

  3. No, I will not join another KAL, but then again...? Did you knit all those BSJs in the photos? They are fun to knit. The website has instructions for longer sleeves. It's also easy to add a collar. Renate

  4. I just clicked on your link from the BSJ group on ravelry and saw my BSJ there! just thought it was funny. :)


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