Last time I mentioned this piece of knitting it was 10th February. I am pleased to say that the work is now complete and has been given to my daughter. I will add that it didn’t have buttons when I gave it to her as I wasn’t prepared to pay the exorbitant price asked for buttons from our local haberdashery shop. I have a large collection of buttons but us usual I didn’t have the colour I needed. Why are buttons so expensive to buy? I was wishing I was in York and could visit this shop.I even went to a thrift shop thinking I could buy a garment of a similar colour and use the buttons from the garment. . . .it would have been cheaper. . . .but unfortunately there was nothing of a similar colour. My daughter will now need to find buttons to finish off the cardigan or leave it buttonless as I don’t think she is likely to do up the buttons anyway.