Oh boy! This yarn and this pattern makes sweet music together! Took me some hours to figure out how to incorporate new stitches into pattern…
Project notes Gauge: 18 sts = 10 cm/4” in herringbone pattern before blocking. Length body: I’m tall (179 cm/almost 5.9 ft) so i made the body 2 inches longer. I continued in herringbone pattern until the body measured 15” and then went for 3” rib. I added a few rows here and there in the waist shaping. Length arms: I made the first decrease after 8 cm/3” and then continued to decrease every 15th row 5 times and every 11th row 2 times. I began with the rib immediately after the last decrease. Pattern: There are no clear instructions about incorporating new stitches into pattern. I think the pattern could have written a few extra text rows to clarify this problem. If you are stuck, here’s what I did: I put a marker so I knew where the repeating pattern started and ended. Then every new stitch before the marker needs to be incorporated into the herringbone pattern. These stitches follow the repeating pattern read from left to right. This need some calculating and a lot of time looking at the chart! For example; If there are four stitches before the first marker of repeating pattern you take a look at the chart and make the four stitches from left to right of the repeating chart. This will make sure your increases are incorporated correctly and by pattern.
Good luck, have fun! :)