I’ve been swatching today. Not a great picture I know, but up above you have three swatches of Sunbeam St Ives 4-ply in a colour I fell in love with and wanted to make a cardigan out of. Not going to work. I don’t really mind, the yarn’s been screaming “make socks out of me” since I bought it.
At the top is the cardigan pattern, featuring my very first cable. It’s just too loose and the gauge is all off.
At the bottom is stockingette on 2.5mm needles, which is a bit too tight.
In the middle is stockingette on 3.25mm needles, which is spot on.