It seems, if your whipper snipper starts blowing smoke, DON'T stop and let it cool down, KEEP GOING. It's going to die anyway, may as well do it with a cut lawn. And, of course, my housemates are not much inclined to remedy the situation. I think it's understandable that I feel vaguely hard done by - they are all MEN1 and they should be ept2 at this sort of thing. Humph.
The jumper is Idlewood, and I was a bit of an idiot with mine. As in, I didn't check that I had enough wool, and - surprise! - I didn't. So I had to shrink the cowl, shorten the length, and omit the pockets.
But it's pretty rad anyway. Better with longer sleeves, I think.
1 Feminism? Gender stereotypes? What?
2 Not necessarily adept, but, you know, not inept. Ept.