After long last, and at the very last possible moment, I finally finished this up:
I'm calling it January in honor of the little boy this is for. It's all official, and K's hubby is off to China this weekend to go get their son. I was able to give it to them last nite while I was over there for some good eats.
A close up of the cable, and a shot of the back:
Welp, it's done, and they've let me off the hook for the slightly puckered edges, which are a result of my careless counting of the edging stitches. Now, that's what friends are for!