Pattern - Cabled Cardigan from Vogue Knitting Winter 2005/2006
Yarn - Patons Shetland Chunky, colour Taupe (6 balls exactly)
Notes - This is for my sister-in-law, as chosen by her. Thus the fit is a little loose on me in the pictures, but should fit her well. The collar is my favourite part, it is done with short rows and very cleverly constructed. I find Vogue patterns in the magazines to be very curt, so I had to pay very close attention and be able to interpret the brief directions. However the pattern had no mistakes and turned out as it looked, so overall a good one.
Modifications - I took out almost all the bobbles in the pattern, only putting them on the fronts at the button band. Bobbles just weren't going to work for what my sister-in-law wanted from a sweater, but she loved the look of this. I also used different yarn, as she needed something practical for washing and I needed something that fit the budget.
Overall I'm pleased. It is something I wouldn't knit for myself, but I think she will like it and that is what matters.