When I first saw this pattern on Ravelry, I knew I had to have it. Had to. I couldn't stop thinking about it. Many stars aligned to bring it into being; it is heavily, heavily modifed (details, and more pictures, here) and I learned a ton doing so. The planning was fun, but the knitting was even better. It only took me about six weeks to finish it, because I simply couldn't put it down. Nothing else got knit while the Brigit was in the room. She's just that kind of sweater.
I love it. And, now that it's off the needles, I'm finding a hard time finding anything this fun or this engrossing to replace it. And I'm waiting for weather cool enough to wear it!