My Baby Surprise
The knitting on this little jacket has been finished for a few days, but I just got around to finishing up the seaming and sewing on the buttons. I meant to buy some better matchy buttons when I went shopping yesterday but I forgot. So I just found some in my button stash that sorta matched and went with it. Also, I did a rolled edge on it- an idea from this post over at mason-dixon knitting. It worked out good.
The yarn is KnitPicks Swish Superwash in Marine Heather & Delft Heather. I LOVE this yarn. I've heard some bad things about whether or not it is actually Superwash, so when I gift this to my sister-in-law I'm going to put hand wash on the instructions, but I figure that it's only going to fit the baby for a few months anyhow and it won't really be the end of the world if she doesn't launder it correctly. Just trying to be easygoing about it.
This is my FIRST baby surprise jacket, mostly because it's the first baby that someone I know has had since I discovered Elizabeth Zimmerman. I've got enough yarn to make one more so I'm thinking I will, and I might add a little collar to it. I see several of these in the future.
I'm just enchanted.