This is such a lovely garment with all the joy of a frequent bobble stitch too. I think it would look great teamed with skirt or denim jeans - well anything but white jeans (unless they light your fire, then you do you!)
I'd recommend using King Cole Forest Aran, a lovely flecky 100% recycled yarn. I think that these patterns would also work really well with our Sirdar Jewelspun Aran as it has these rich colourways that will make that pattern pop!
You will need 4mm and 5mm needles as well as a cable needle and stitch holders. Fancy investing in some lovely needles for yourself? Try our Addi circular needles (you can use these to knit flat too).