Lastly here's the sweater in action. Like you see it's rather long - longer than I expected anyway, but that's all a huge plus.
Here's a better photo of both the collar in the back and my hairstyle. Again it's just three plaits attached to my head with pins + decoration. I made a quick tutorial of it for FB but let's put it here as well:
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