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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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