Check out The Incredible Custom-fit Raglan Generator at www.woolworks.org/patterns/raglan.html
. It allows you to create a top-down raglan pullover or cardigan, one piece, using any yarn and needles. I've used it for both a bulky pullover and a worsted cardigan and loved it.
Top-down is nice, too, because you can try it on as you go to check the length.