I enjoyed the process of this top down construction;
I knit the back, picked up the shoulder stitches and knit down one side of the front
and then the same for the other.
Once they reach the armholes, they are joined in the round to knit down to the waist.
I am enjoying this very much.
If you haven't worked with the Shine line of yarn from KnitPicks,
you need to find something to make with it!!
It has a wonderful sheen and great hand for knitting--it is cotton and tencel; a great combination.
The back is done a bit differently than the pattern-I didn't want an X on my back
but this gives a bit of interest.
This could be boring but the fronts have a bit of patterning up the edges
so it gives just enough to keep me busy and orderly.
The pattern is intuitive so no need to keep track of a chart as I knit around-perfect!