It wasn't actually a really hard knit. The only skills you need are knit, purl, minimal cable knowledge and making decreases.
The decreases are actually what made knitting this so fun. The more you knitted, the less stitches you had to do per row. Which helped since I was pretty much over it towards the end.
Bought the cute little star button at the markets at Caloundra. Thought it matched the capelet perfectly!
And off it goes...