It is not just the virtuous that can use this model.
The design is worked top-down with alternative raglan increases. The project is finished with a small peplum i the waistline, and can therefore easily be prolonged.
The cardigan is knitted with the easiest cable stitches, without using a cable stitch needle but with a completely new method, which makes it all a lot easier.
See how to do it here
There is absolutely no finishing other than sewing in the ends and sewing on buttons.