Check out this new method for binding the Vallynne (or any knit garment!) that reduces bulk and imitates ready-to-wear techniques. Go here to see how to sew knit bindings. Get a weekly summary of new patterns sent to your inbox every Saturday:
Armholes when making my own pattern: First trace the arm hole…then draw down like so, across, then out from the shoulder, and join the two lines. The bottom of the sleeve pattern should slightly narrow as it comes out from the armhole.