If knitting were a major sporting event, this garment should basically just forfeit. I can't even begin to explain the multitude of eye-assaulting, taste-battering faults committed by this one knitting pattern.
Let me just sum up what I see:
Knit sideways in super bulky, reverse-stockinette (or garter), cropped, cowl-neck with a gigantic, poorly executed cable right across the bust, extending to the ends of the elbow-length sleeves. The whole thing is just FOUL. Maybe the color is passable? It's bordering on teal, though. And y'all know how strongly I feel about teal.
Like getting cleats in your face in a soccer match, socked in the jaw by a hockey puck, or slammed at the line of scrimmage by a truly "offensive" lineman.
Anyway, I stumbled on that crime against wool up there while searching for a knitting pattern for a winter pullover that featured an interesting use of a cable or cables. There are several contenders, but I stopped dead in my tracks at the sight of the above, utterly dumbfounded.
Leaning towards one of these: