If anyone ever tells you “No strings attached”, do not believe them. Everything has strings, even innocent crochet projects. Especially “innocent crochet projects” made with a dozen or more colors.
The single crochet border is almost done. Then the monumental task of weaving in heaven-only-knows how many yarn ends will begin.
Maybe I’ll have it finished in time for FO Friday this week, but don’t hold your breath. I have a full-time job, a house, the It-Along, four animals, and a husband. Right now they’re ranked in pretty much that order, too, but that’s another story.