Ravelry project page here
I worked on this sweater off and on for over two years (so much stockinette in a fingering weight!) and am very happy to finally have it completed. It is definitely my most wearable sweater to date, though it did stretch a bit with (minimal) blocking. As much as I tried to prevent stretching, the weight of it soaked really stretched out the arms. It is supposed to be a relaxed fit, however, so it's not the end of the world.
The yarn (Berroco Ultra Alpaca Fine) was excellent to work with, super soft, and the boysenberry colorway is a lovely. Despite the stretching, it held up well in the blocking process.
The pattern (Walpole) was excellently written, easy to follow, and produced a very wearable garment. The downside was not a surprise: a large sweater knit in a fine yarn with little pattern variation to keep it interesting. I'd like to see a worsted weight version of this sweater.
The pictures, unfortunately, do not do the colors or the style of the sweater justice. Some day I will invest in a better camera and better photography skills.