Our friends at Lion Brand Yarn posted an article on Selecting the Perfect Sweater Size. http://blog.lionbrand.com/2011/03/17/selecting-the-perfect-sweater-size/#comments
This article outlines the most important parts of figuring out the best size sweater for you. Also links to different styles of sweaters as well as measuring charts.
Be sure to click on the link above. Lots to be learned over at Lion Brand’s site!