I hate intarsia.
Have I mentioned this?
(It bears repeating: I. Hate. Intarsia.)
But I want the damn sweater, so I will Persist. Urk. There's already been a short frogging session, but things are going a bit better.
I have an odd problem with it. Most people knit too tightly when doing color work. I overcompensate, and end up with spots a semi could get through. Yes, blocking it will definitely improve matters, but it's not a miracle worker.
At this point I am on row...27 or 28, I think. Out of over 100 or so on the chart, not counting the ribbing and the last of the neck shaping.
Rather than whipping through, the way I do with one color, I'm using rather more deliberation that I need with a new lace pattern. Why is it that good lace technique sticks with me, while I almost have to re-learn color work every time I tackle a new project?
It's to keep me humble, no doubt. It's working.
Maybe I should make my deadline January 19th!