I've made the pattern myself (including the chart for the skull) I'm going to write it down and probably add it at ravlery http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kamilla-svanlund but right now I've just got an new tattoo and been in pain for 3 hours, I'm pretty tired
It doesn't look huge to me (unless that's not you in the picture). I think it looks great layered over your t-shirt and jeans, actually! I think you should totally continue to wear it. I also love the buttons. Well done!
It's my best friend on the picture but it's huge on her as well (she is smaller than me), it does not look huge but it is