It seems like there are a bunch of them out there, don't you think? But I guess part of it is because of how simple it is, and you can be more elaborate if you want to. The rounded yoke makes adding color more interesting, and in this case you can see that less can be more.
Elizabeth tells me that she used the Plymouth Galway and that one arm is a bit wonky under the arm. Oh well. She made it for her cousin's baby in the size 4 and she says he won't notice, anyway.
Heh. That's a knitter after my own heart. Like I always say: Let the children wear the stuff we won't. They can't complain, and if they did, we wouldn't understand them anyway and then hand them a cookie or something.