The pattern was also the first time I did a provisional cast on, did button holes and also sewed on buttons so I gained some new skills as well which is always great.
Admittedly this pattern frustrated me near the end and as I was sewing on the buttons I vowed to never again make this pattern. By the time it was done however, I was rethinking that because I am very happy with how it turn out. Isn't that the way things go?
Here it is: