Can you believe it? I knitted my first adult cardigan, and I'm so proud of myself.
My Caramel Cardigan turned out nicely although I think Berocco Vintage might be a tad too heavy for the design. This is a blanket-style cardigan which I love and it has a nice drape to it but in BV, the drape is more weighty than I like. I'm petite with small shoulders so the front drape is longer than I prefer. Still, BV knits up into a solid and cushy fabric which lays nicely across the body.
After my failed attempt at setting in sleeves, this raglan method gets an A+ in my book. Again, because of my small frame, the raglan shaping here is slightly larger than it should be but I can live with it.
Thanks for all the votes on the sleeve length and while the majority of votes went to 3/4 sleeves, I went rogue and ended them just above the elbow. Why? Two reasons: (1) I knitted this as a spring season cardigan so wanted to keep some lightness to the shape and (2) I started to run out of my fourth skein, and I really didn't want to have this cardigan cost more than I had budgeted it for (I know, I'm
I'll definitely knit this pattern again ... next time I'll use a sport-weight yarn and stripe it!