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camtu89
09-04-2009, 10:29 AM
hello everybody. I'm from Viet Nam. in my country knitting is not develop as your. But i love knit and i hope you help me. I like baby surprise jacket but i don't know how to make it. may be hard for me. And i hope you help me. thanks thanks

melmac51
09-04-2009, 10:32 AM
Welcome Camtu!

(sorry, I don't know how to make a baby surprise jacket...just wanted to welcome you) :muah:

Jan in CA
09-04-2009, 11:14 AM
You need to buy the pattern or book. IMO the pattern is a better choice because the new one has step by step instructions. There is also a video that is very good and comes with the basic pattern that is from the book. IMO the basic pattern is a little hard to decipher so I recommend the detailed pattern.

There are lots of resources online and help here when you get started. It's not a hard pattern at all. Just takes some concentration to get the increases and decreases in properly. :thumbsup:

Detailed step by step pattern here:
http://www.schoolhousepress.com/patterns.htm

Halfway down this page is the baby surprise DVD
http://www.schoolhousepress.com/newbooks.htm

suzeeq
09-04-2009, 03:42 PM
You might be able to find an online yarn store that has the pattern. The one Jan linked to only send out by mail, they don't have a pdf available. I think they only charge actual postage though, not lots especially to send overseas. However it may take some time to get to you.

Jan in CA
09-04-2009, 06:15 PM
I don't believe there is a PDF file for it anywhere. Doesn't hurt to look though.

newamy
09-05-2009, 11:54 AM
School House Press does not offer downloadable patterns.

Gertie
09-05-2009, 08:01 PM
The BSJ is on my looong list of things I want to make, too.

YouTube has a 7 part video series (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMirlP_YuXo)of BSJ helps. You must still have the pattern. I'm sure these will be a great help when I do mine. I hope they will help you as well.

Have fun!

suzeeq
09-05-2009, 11:27 PM
There's also a wiki somewhere with a lot of tips and suggestions....

Found it - http://www.knitting-and.com/wiki/Baby_Surprise_Jacket

Gertie
09-06-2009, 02:15 AM
There's also one in Ravelry:

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/baby-surprise-jacket/wiki#seamless_bsj