Ahh, the Brioche Honeycomb Sweater! I love this sweater. The luxurious feel of Misti Alpaca's Super Chunky combined with the dramatic sleeves makes a girl feel so chic!
This sweater is not for the passive knitter. The sizing is based on one size with notations on how to make adjustments using your gauge & your measurements for a more personal fit. There are also a few challenging techniques in the construction of this sweater that make it an intermediate project. Invisible or provisional cast on, brioche honeycomb stitch & kitchener stitch (or a 3 needle bind off option) are all used. If you're an advanced beginner and like a challenge this would be a good piece to challenge yourself with.
So we've already talked about the yarn and you'll need @605-715 yds of it... that's between 11-13 skeins of Misti's Super Chunky.
A #17 circular needle at least a 29".
Gauge: 1.3sts = 1" in Brioche Honeycomb Stitch