I promised pictures of the green sweater. I don't have any of me wearing it, yet, and that may have to wait as I'm sorting out shrinking it a bit, etc.
This is the Madison pattern. I knit the 34" size, though in retrospect I probably should have knit the 32". As you can see, I left off the second ruffle and the toggles--at least for now. I might be adding a closure.
The yarn was Filatura Lanarota Wool Sprinkles from Smiley's in New York. I have a dozen skeins in brown as well. The base color is fine and I like the pops of red/blue/dark green but it does make this a more casual yarn. It's better for a sweater meant to be worn with jeans rather than a dress skirt. It's wool, not superwash.
The sleeves fit really well, though they are long enough that I can fold up most of the cuff, so between my not adjusting the pattern (I do not have short arms btw) and the yarn growing...long cuffs!
Cat fur provided by Gypsy.
It's a well written pattern, and she advises that you go for a smaller size, so that was on me. Also, I probably should have swatched.
Ahh well, big slouchy sweater works too.
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