I've cast on. It wasn't for anything that I considered before a moment of desperation last night at 11:30 pm, but I've cast on!
I blogged, in more detail, here:http://costumechick.blogspot.com/2009/08/ants-in-pants-and-possibly-lettuce.html
Welcome! A few of us at our local SnB decided to form a Sweater Knit-A-Long as an encouragement to complete a sweater in a given time period.