Good for you, making something for yourself! I love Caron SS -- it's so soft, I crocheted baby blankets with it back in my crochet days. The black is a nice rich color, and you did a great job. Are there pics of you wearing it?
DS Carter (11), DS Myles (9), DD Merlyn (7), DD Berkleigh (6)
Wonderful Wallaby for Linus' 1st birthday (9/16)
Birchbark shawl (my own design) for my mom's 60th birthday (9/15)
At least one ever-present felted bag