Here goes a try at a blog. As many of you saw, I knit sweaters for Kate and Adrian. The impetus was to knit Leisure Arts' Daddy's Little Girl pattern for Kate. However, in order for Adrian to have a companion sweater, I eliminated the ruffles and picked up other pattern stitches from the sweater for the bottom ribbing and collar.
By the way, for the ruffled collar, I loved the way the collar was knit separately and then attached to the body of the sweater by knitting two together--one stitch from the collar and one from the sweater body.