hitbyabus, your two-tone is cool and laneknees, i love your color!
i ended up buying debbie bliss wool/cotton in a putty color. i really like the color and i think it will show off the pattern nicely. i am worried that the yarn will be a little warm for summer, but i do live in maine and our evenings cool down quite a bit so it may turn out to be an evening top, and if all else fails i can wear it as a layer this fall.
here's my yarn:
and my progress: