I'm gonna be honest. I don't think I could have ever managed this pattern if I didn't have a couple of years experience sewing and making adjustments to patterns. I made this sweater four, yes FOUR times because it took that long to figure out how to get a decent fit. Here's the saga.
I'm already crocheting garments? Say, what?!?!!
Nothing like a trip that involves spending a week in a location with no internet and no TV to really motivate you to learn a new skill that doesn't require modern technology.