I finished my skirt! I rather like it!
And because the cold weather is never going to stop, I've even happy opportunities to wear it.
It's a good fit, but does stretch a bit. I'm planning to reinforce the waist with grosgrain ribbon, or pick up stitches and do a waistband and add an elastic.
The tweed yarn is perfect. It's not very soft, but it's sturdy and firm. It's a cone from the back catalogue of my stash and I still have enough left for a sweater.
And I know I was pessimistic about ever getting this done. And to that I say: