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A hand knit for a newborn baby has me marvelling yet again over the architectural innovation that is Elizabeth’s Zimmerman’s Baby Surprise Jacket. The BSJ appeared in Elizabeth Zimmermann’s self-published newsletter in 1968. Elizabeth told her readers that it was … Continue reading

11. March 2016 by Rebecca
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Cotton Baby

There is a little person arriving in the world this coming summer and I wanted to knit a welcome. I don’t normally knit in cotton but you can’t give wool to newborn in January in Melbourne! In the past, I … Continue reading

20. November 2015 by Rebecca
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Evolution of a Knitting Pattern

I finished this baby cardigan recently. It is for an almost-here neighbour. It is knit up in some cotton from deep in the stash, Patons Gem, a smooth unmercenized 4ply from an oppy many years ago. The pattern is my … Continue reading

30. January 2015 by Rebecca
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