My neice (the impossibly cute recipient) turns one next Saturday.
Here's a photo of the finished item, lounging on the ottoman.
I must admit that I was getting sick of the pattern towards the end. But at least I didn't need to keep referring the chart.
I like working cables, I like the way the twist around, they make sense. Looking at where the stitches have come from, I can see where they're headed. Plus, I've figured out how to avoid using a cable needle (except for particularly tricky bits). So when I work through my current backlog, I might have another crack at this ...
I started using the zig zag rib on another project, but it was driving me batty, using the cable needle to move the stitches around every second row.
I almost forgot to mention ...
Trellis was knitted in Rowan All Seasons Cotton on 4.5 mm needles. The pattern is from knitty, and if you click here, you can have a look at it yourself.