I do not like Cherie Amour. I think the pattern is pretty well written and it looks beautiful on the designer. I do not think it looks good on me and I have seen a few other FOs in blog and knitalong land that were not terribly flattering to their owners either. I know a lot of people LOVE this pattern (as did I) so I hope some people start to crank out some seriously gorgeous sweaters soon. Mine looks great on the floor, just not on me.
I can't end a blog post on that depressing note so I will say that I went out to my LYS yesterday for some retail therapy. I bought this:
to make a Zephyr Style Tree Jacket. The Sexy Knitters Club is starting a KAL for this on October 15th but I couldn't wait and cast on yesterday. Here is half of the turtly-cowly neck:
So far, so good with the Cascade 220 Superwash. I've never worked with it before. The color is 802 and bright apple-y green.