It's totally done!
yarn purchased: 630 grams Kauni effektgarn color EQ
needles: 3.5mm/US 4 (combo of Inox grey circs and KPO circs)
amount of yarn actually used: approx 430 g (approx 1900 yds)
revisions: I added width because the largest size of the pattern was smaller than my width!
there are approx 200 grams left over! that means more than enough for a pair of socks ... maybe even two pair? what a deal!
and here is the approval shot:
she was especially pleased with the choice of button: