I think the sweater turned out really cute and I love the colors. I had plenty of yarn left over, which makes me think that I knit far too tight. I used the leftover to make a very cute hat, which should fit the kid until he/she is a year at least. The sweater is supposed to fit 6-9 months. I love the Dream in Color yarns, the variegated color from the hand dyeing really adds to the overall effect. Just wicked sweet!
I picked up the Arietta sweater last night and worked a few more rows of the back. I finished the waist shaping and 1 repeat of the pattern (40 rows). So far I really like it.
Edit: The recipient was born at 1 am CST 9/5 and is a girl. I would put this sweater on a girl.