Cinne, my little, lace sweater being knit from re-cycled 'When Debbie Met Sally' yarn is moving right along. This sweater started with a centre-back, lace panel which knit up very quickly. Even for me - a not-so-highly-skilled, lace knitter. Only 35 stitches after all.
If one could say that the centre panel runs north and south, then think of knitting off towards the 'east' for the first sleeve. Stitches are picked up along the 'east' side of the centre back and lace knitting continues at right angles to that original section. Follwed by the west side story - repeating the same thing on the other side of the centre back panel. That is where I am at the moment, with the sun ready to set on those west-side lace stitches. Tonight I will seam the lower half of those 'western' stitches, leaving the upper half open to form the sleeve.
The rest of the sweater is a mere matter of picking up the stitches along the lower edge of the lace work and knitting in stockinet stitch until the piece reaches desired length. While the lace was an easily-memorized, four-row repeat,