I knit a sweater for my neighbour in Mexico from Paton's Bulky on 6mm needles. It is charcoal with a yellow and orange fleck in it. I used the pattern I developed but this time I knit back and forth as I didn't know how the yarn which is 75% acrylic would steek. I knit the sleeves in the round.
The second is a sweater I knit for my friend Miguel. It is Jamieson and Smith Shetland wool on 3.25mm needles. This is my favourite yarn and I know exactly how it is going to act. The colour is "live lobster". I knit the collar 12 inches and then turned it to the inside and tacked it down. It is stretchy enough to cover his lower face when it is cold.