And here's a detail of the front panels. The lace is Gull Wing and the bobbles are Nosegay, both from Barbara Walker's first stitch dictionary as was the edging, which is called Open Star. I love stitch pattern names!
But why is it so wide and short you say? Because I made it to fit me! That's right. Wide, short and sassy. Ok, not sassy, but you know what I mean!
Now that I'm done with this, and I must report that I knit it monogamously, starting May 16 and finishing July 3 (yes, I am slow), I must start work with the next big thing: short sleeved sweater in fingering weight periwinkle bamboo. I anticipate being done by the time the snow falls.