BSJ Is Finished!

drmel94's picture


Just attached the buttons and sewed up the seams. I'm very satisfied with this little project, and it will soon be on its way to keep an infant warm in Afghanistan.


Asbjörn's picture

This turned out gorgeous!

This turned out gorgeous! The color matching to complete the project also came out perfect. The idea of where the finished work is going only adds to the beauty of it.

purlyman's picture

That's a beautiful piece of

That's a beautiful piece of work!! I definitely would love to try that pattern. Congrats!! This blog is certainly an inspiration to all of us.

albert's picture

I've seen a few of these on

I've seen a few of these on Revelry but your colors are the most elegant I have seen.

rjcb3's picture

VERY nice!!! Afghanistan?

VERY nice!!!

Afghanistan? Is this for A4A? I've done a few things for that group before.

Charity work is always SO fulfilling...and knowing that someone is going to be nice and warm and VERY appreciative...

Great job!


drmel94's picture

Actually, I'm sending it to

Actually, I'm sending it to my cousin, who is currently stationed on a field operations base a ways northeast of Kabul. I'm sure he'll know a local or two who could benefit from this and from a hat I'm sending along. It's not much, but I figure it will at least help someone.

BuduR's picture

Gorgeous, and you really

Gorgeous, and you really can't tell that you added another yarn. I wish my daughters would get busy and start making me some grandchildren!

RCC's picture

Look's great! Can you share

Look's great! Can you share the pattern or is it posted earlier?!


drmel94's picture

It's Elizabeth Zimmermann's

It's Elizabeth Zimmermann's Baby Surprise Jacket. It's in her Knitting Workshop and I think also in The Opinionated Knitter. EZ books should be in every knitter's library, IMO.

grandcarriage's picture

It's absolutely

It's absolutely beautiful.

wool socks=sexy

drmel94's picture

Aw, thanks. Of course, I'm

Aw, thanks. Of course, I'm sure you could crank one out in an hour.

It's good to see your smiling face again. :-)