A baby surprise – jacket

So, a while ago I found out that a friend of mine at work was expecting her second child. They were going to wait to find out whether the baby was a boy or girl – making it a surprise. I’d wanted to do an Elizabeth Zimmerman Baby Surprise Jacket for a while, but hadn’t had the right opportunity. This seemed like the perfect opportunity! I thought purples and bright colors would work well for a boy or girl – Eliza had a multi colored sweater that was mostly purple that I thought looked good on her, and would have worked for a boy as well, so I dipped into my stash and used some Cherry Tree Hill Superwash Merino.

Somehow I managed to lose all the pictures I’m sure I took. I think I dumped them off the memory card as I thought I’d uploaded them to the computer. But I hadn’t. Fortunately, Amber was willing to share some pictures.
Baby Surprise Jacket
I love the different buttons.

I also made a little hat to go with it:
Hat to go with BSJ

At the beginning March, this lovely little boy joined the world. I’m so pleased that the sweater fits – I have to admit when I finished it I couldn’t beleive anyone could be that tiny.
BSJ in use

Isn’t he the cutest little guy?


8 responses to “A baby surprise – jacket

  1. Oh my gosh, I don’t think I have ever seen one of these on an actual baby! Adorable! Perfect fit too.

  2. Oh my goodness! Precious. 🙂

  3. very cute boy – and sweater/hat! :o)

  4. Adorable sweater, made even better on that cute tot!

  5. that is one of the most beautiful BSJ’s i’ve -ever- seen! wow!

  6. Thanks again for the sweater… it is so beautiful and looked great on my little guy! I am lucky to have a friend like you. 🙂

  7. Super cute and nice colors too. Love the buttons. Nice to see how it fits on the adorable baby.

  8. You did a lovely job on this. And the hat to match is just perfect!

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