The verdict is: He likes it!
Pattern: Cobblestone from Fall 07 Interweave Knits Magazine
Yarn: Plymouth Encore Worsted, color 521, Charcoal
Needles: Size 9 Knitpicks metal options
Size: XL (56 inch chest on FO)
After I finished, I immediately started looking for the next thing to knit him, but quickly gave up on that idea when I remembered how long it had been since I knit MYSELF something. I whipped out my calculator and Barbara Walker book, and worked the numbers for my "Hermione" sweater, and cast on quickly before I changed my mind. I didn't get too far, but here's the progress:
And, to refresh your memory, here's what it's supposed to look like:
Her's has set in sleeves, and I'm doing raglan, but that's the only difference I plan on having. I can't wait to get home and work on it!