'Driving one crazy-nuts' has become 'family-speak' for the futility and frustration one feels about a situation we'd like to change, but can't.
Peasy is coming close to that stage. I'll reserve detailed details for when the sweater is actually done - ever hopeful I am - but for now, take a look at some of my frustrations.
The sleeves had the same three rows of garter and although with their smaller circumference, they didn't curl, they also didn't match the new bottom edge. So the sleeve edges are being re-knit.
The button bands too, with just three rows of garter, curled . Their first re-incarnation was with the garter rib. It looked OK but not spectacular. While fine on the bottom, it looked a little too un-refined running up the sweater front. In Sally Melville's Purl Stitch and Styles books, she often used Reverse Stockinet edging. Attractive in her patterns and even here.
But definitely not a good, curling stopper.
Next up, try number three - attached I-Cord.