Here are the close-ups:
Really I think it is the nicest thing I’ve made yet and it’s given me a lot of confidence to try cables elsewhere — like on some Christmas presents. Tristan has already gotten a few compliments when wearing it and the owner of my favorite LYS said I deserved kudos so that was nice. Even the finishing turned out well which sometimes is a bit messy. All in all I couldn’t be more pleased with it.
Pattern: Aran Pullover from Knitting for Baby by Melanie Falick and Kristin Nicholas
Yarn: Cascade 220, in color 4011
Yardage: three 220 yard skeins
Needles: US size 6 and 8
Gauge: 16 st/4 inches