Monday, August 5, 2013

Down to the Wire

Baby Surprise Jacket
started and finished - July 2013
approx. size 2 or 3T
The buttons on this Baby Surprise Jacket were sewn on the morning entries were due at the County Fair. I knit the collar at the Community Band concert the night before - nothing like coming right down to the wire.

Yarn: 2 skeins Plymouth Encore (color #517)
Needles: size 8 circular
Pattern: Baby Surprise Jacket by Elizabeth Zimmerman.

awarded a blue ribbon
Fremont County Fair
Riverton, WY

15 comments:

  1. Congratulations, Nancy! It is so pretty!

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  2. Congrats, Nancy! I love all your knitting projects!

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  3. Congratulations on a blue ribbon! Was there time to block it or did you enter it right off the needles?

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  4. Definitely blue-ribbon worthy! So very cute!

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  5. YIPPEE For the BLUE RIbbon. it is a gorgeous knit up baby sweater Nancy! I knew you when....

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  6. Congratulations on the blue ribbon!! You did a beautiful job on the sweater! I have the pattern and have always wanted to knit a Surprise Jacket.

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  7. This little baby sweater is so darned cute...and I saw it with my own eyes at the Fair!! Ha. Congrats on the blue ribbon!!! And the many other blue ribbons you won!!

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  8. Congrats!!!! This little sweater is just adorable!! I love fair time!! Just great memories for me!!

    Blessings

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  9. Bravo!! I really like that one. I think it's the first dark, solid BSJ I've seen, and it inspires me to (finally) knit one.

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  10. Don't you just love the BSJ? Congrats!

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  11. Way to go! Congrats! I love the way it looks with a collar. Does your pattern include the how-to or is it your addition? Nice job!

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  12. Congratulations! It's a beautiful jacket. You certainly do well under pressure.

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  13. Yea! Congrats on the ribbon. I'm taking my first ever entry to the fair this year. I'm a bit nervous. I was looking at it on Saturday and I need to re-block it before Saturday. g

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  14. It should have been Grand Champion for sure! What else did you enter? Socks and a quilt I bet! That sweater is beautiful...and I love the buttons:)

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