There are many interesting superstitions regarding the secular New Year. Among them is one that deals with setting the tone for the year. So on that note I allotted time for the seaming, finish knitting, and weaving in of Lillian.
At the moment I am glad this is a Spring sweater, because I currently think it looks like something they made the page wear in a cheap production of Camelot. And there were numerous errors in the pattern, and a spot of poor planning in which the sweater is offered in Small and Medium but only has one size sleeve. Most bipedal mammals that I know have arm sizes proportional to their torso, so bigger torso would lead to the thought...bigger arms. Oh well, I needed to firm those up anyway.
The yarn is Ole from StahlWolle a Pima and Merino blend. It's stash yarn from ??2000?!? and looking at the Web doesn't seem to be available anymore. Which is a shame because the yarn was the best part of this project. Springy, soft, not alot of pilling. Perhaps I should resolve to write the year on yarn labels from now on.
The pattern (in Medium) called for 10 25g balls of Laines du Nord Royal Cashmere for a total of 820 yards, But I did it for less than 690 yards, including extra rows for Superhero Boob Masks. Given that the suggested yarn retails at $19.95 american dollars a ball, I would hope that your LYS would take back the 2 extra that wouldn't be needed.
Long story short - done. Like it, but not enough to make again. Now I'm off to enjoy the superstition that says NOT to do laundry on the New Year.