Still alive, still knitting, mostly socks. Have recently discovered this method of making two socks at a time, which pleases me because it guarantees them to be the same length, and prevents second sock syndrome quite effectively. Overall, progress feels rather slower than just knitting around with DPNs, but I wonder if that couldn't be remedied by using a needle with smoother joins between the needle and the cable.
I've also experimentally started a Grandmother's Favourite dishcloth, using cotton twine acquired at a corner shop, just to see how it knits up. It's quite stiff, but I think that may make it more useful for cleaning. I think I will make more, though possibly out of other cotton yarn.