So, other than attempting to blog every day, one of the other things I'm trying to do this month is knit a sweater. Or in this case, a cardigan.
As of last night, I had a back, a sleeve and the ribbing for another sleeve. In theory, that means I'm halfway. In practice, there's all the sewing up and picking up for bands to do, and that's a real pig. On the other hand, if I were knitting in one piece from the top down, it would long ago have got to the stage where I'd have to be hauling a backpack around, so the sewing up is a necessary evil.
It's not the most exciting garment in the world; but here it is so far.
The gory details of the pattern, yarn etc. are in Day 1's post so I won't repeat them here. This represents 39,524 stitches, at nearest reckoning; onwards with the fronts now, with the second sleeve as knitting-group knitting as it needs very little concentration...