I know, finally! This was a speedy knit until I realized there wasn't much more yarn for the sleeves. I put the project aside and cast on some other things. That's what you do when facing knitting challenges, right?
Once I was ready to work again on this, I divided the left over yarn in two balls and knitted the sleeves until I ran out of yarn
the recipient, arrived on Monday. The sweater was completed just in time.