(Yes, that is the Christmas tree in the first photo. What?)
Yarn: Louet Gems Topaz, 100% superwash merino worsted, 5 or 6 skeins of each color.
Needles: Knit Picks Options and Harmony circs, US#7.
Pattern: My design, based on the fundamentals of the kimono sweaters in Kimono Knitting by Vicki Square. Easy-peasy, no fitting, everything is a rectangle. I made the sleeves have snug cuffs because standard kimono sleeves would have defeated the idea of a warm sweater — drafts, people!
Progress photos at my Ravelry page.
The Louet Topaz is a nice enough yarn, rather loosely plied and therefore prone to splitting. I suspect it will pill, too, since it is so soft. But the sweater is done and comfortable and warm and I am happy.
Shawl pin purchased from some unremembered vendor at Yarnover 2009.