I didn't want to make my own thread for this, so sorry about the old bump:
I cast on 100 st, used US 8 needles, made gauge and did something like 8 repeats for each half--it's still pretty big on me, but it'll be warm. I just ordered some Malabrigo Chunky to make another which should be even snugglier.
It's Cascade 220 in Aster Heather, and is a lot prettier than the photo can show--the heather is a bright cerulean blue and purply fuschia over the lilac main color.
Also, this is my first-ever knitted FO