Okay, actually this item itself is new. New yarn, newly knit, just for her. But the pattern is old. 1945 old. Vintage! It's from this booklet:
The pattern photo looks like this:
and the final product looks like this:
or like this, if you remove the neckline ribbon:
There are, as always, a few flaws and "things I would have done differently", but overall I'm still very happy with how this turned out and for once I'm just going to acknowledge that and shut up with the self-criticism. It's a gift for my best friend's second daughter, due to be born sometime within the next three weeks.