The VVS is going really well. I got 12 rows done yesterday. I debated starting over because it is a LOT longer than I expected....it's about 9 feet long! But we decided that would be good; that way I can tuck it under my feet sort of like in a pocket and keep even warmer.
Here is a picture of it so far. If I hadn't used the random stripe generator, I would never have put some of these colors next to each other. But you know what, I think they work together well!