Let’s try this again
Not long into the project, I realized that my gauge was way off, and most importantly, I would not have enough yarn to make the sweater. Yet, I loved the way this knit up with the garter stitch, and so posed the question of a good top down garter stitch pattern that I could use. My friend Jane suggested the February Lady Sweater. It is knitting up nicely, and I recently took it off the needles to test for size, easy since this is a top-down sweater, and opted to add some more increases and then the straight rounds. When I get to the lace bottom part, I will use the semi-solid shown above, with the garter strip banding continuing in the variegated.