I mulled over the possibility of trying to knit an entire sweater by mid-October, then was deterred by my Dear One. He's always good for a loving reality check when my head gets stuck in the clouds.
Then genius struck.
I have a green sweater I finished last summer that was on the fitted side - a bit too close for comfort, it turns out. (We shall not speak of the ice cream I had tonight.) Brilliance suggests that I could add a steek or three and turn this sweater into a roomier cardigan, and with any luck it will be ready for Rhinebeck, even being in the appropriate color family to pass for a House Color project!
Is it cheating? Perhaps. But if I pull this off, I should receive points for ingenuity and resourcefulness.