There are so many sweater patterns in the world, and I don't find it super simple to guess which ones will really strike my fancy. Sometimes I just see something from a particular angle, or there is one detail that really stands out, and the decision is made before I have really considered it. Suddenly, I just feel like I MUST HAVE IT.
That photo is what got my hooked on Addie. I love when designers see shaping as a design opportunity and use the lines to their advantage.
Once I have the love moment with a pattern, then I start to see more and more details that I love. I'm loving the vertical panels of simple lace.
In a paler color, this sweater would read like a lace sampler in that granny-chic kind of way. In a richer or deeper color it's a basic cardigan you can wear with businessy or formal stuff as well. I want one in pale yellow to wear with a vintage slip and doc martens and dark lipstick so I can pretend I'm Courtney Love.