Over the summer, in spite of my knitting ennui, I got to test-knit a couple of Jane's patterns, one of which was just released as part of this gorgeous collection.
Beacon Hill is an all-over textured seamless cardigan that is knit from the top-down. I loved knitting the stitch pattern as it had a rhythm all its own and produced the most beautiful motif from the shoulders down to the bottom hem.
As this cardigan grew on my needles, I couldn't help marveling at the fantastic stitch definition that the yarn produced. I wanted to test-knit from my stash, and Jane was happy for me to use Patons Classic Wool as it's an affordable and easily attainable yarn. I used four stashed skeins in the Natural Mix colorway, and I think the cardigan works really well in this neutral shade.
While both Miranda and I are on the slim side, the test-knit I did in size 28 is much too small for either of us, even after soaking and blocking. I wanted to knit the 32 or 34 but as Jane really needed someone to test the smallest size, I obliged. Now that I've photographed this FO, I'm definitely going to unravel it and re-knit it in size 34 as this cardigan is sure to be a staple in my fall wardrobe.