Why yes, it's crazy bright!
But also thin and drapey. Should be perfect for summer, if summer ever comes to these parts. (The furnace came on this morning!)
There are lots of details in my previous post and more serious information can be found on my Ravelry project page.
The short form is:
44cm x 60cm, approximately
|The colour is more accurate in the other photos|
There are some short rows at the top of the stripey lace portion and below the band of ribbing at the top of both front and back. This serves to introduce a bit of slope at the shoulder, so the cap sleeve isn't too big and floppy.
I added some subtlety to the construction by making the back a tiny bit (1.5cm or so) longer than the front. This is in the top ribbed band only. The point is to allow the shoulder seam to shift forwards in wearing. This does two things at once. It lowers the top of the front neck, and it prevents the back from riding up. Basically, I think the shoulder seams would have shifted forward anyway; this just lets them lie there naturally.
The arm openings are finished with a line of single crochet. This helps the edges lie flatter, and simultaneously takes care of some (ahem) knitting imperfections.
The back is otherwise identical to the front.
I like it! Since it took less than one cone, I'm hoping to exchange the other for a different colour. I may need two of these.
But it won't be for a while. I had to put the 360 away. Company's coming next weekend, and I have to go back to work after my five weeks off. Blogging will become less frequent, I'm sorry to say.