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Baby Surprise Jacket

Knit all in one piece, using clever construction, this jacket is an adorable gift for the little one in your life!  Experience this classic Elizabeth Zimmermann pattern, while learning more about her unique style of mitered shaping, applied I-cord, and how to adjust garment size by adjusting yarn weight and gauge. 

Skill Level: Advanced Beginner
Instructor: Beth Altimari
Date: Wednesdays, 9/25, 10/2, 10/16, 10/23, 2013
Time: 10:30am - 12:30pm
Materials Required:

  • Schoolhouse Press Pattern #5
  • 24" circular needle and 2 double-pointed needles, in size appropriate to your yarn
  • Gauge and yarn size will determine garment's finished size:

6.25 sts/in = 14"-15" chest    
5.5 sts/in = 15"-16" chest    
5 sts/in = 18"-19" chest    
4.25 sts/in = 21"-22" chest    

  • yarn sewing needle    
  • Optional buttons to be purchased with instructor's guidance

HOMEWORK: Prior to the first class, please complete the following:

  • One 6" by 6" garter stitch swatch in your project yarn to determine gauge and thickness of desired fabric 
  • 2 garter stitch swatches in worsted weight scrap yarn.  Cast on 18 stitches and knit in garter stitch for 3 inches.
$75.00 each
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