I've finally finished the single-piece body of the Jali Cardigan and blocked it out:
Meanwhile, having finally found the second yarn I wanted for the Strips of Stripes, I couldn't help starting the scarf [Ravelry link]. In San Francisco I acquired a mostly-black skein of Madelinetosh Tosh Sock in #5 graphite. Nowhere could I find its opposite, white with a little gray, until Knit Purl in Portland, when a skein of Kathee Nelson Art Yarn Little Lambie in the "tweed" colorway lept into my hands. Huzzah! I cast on almost as soon as I got home.