I recall someone mentioning in the Ravelry forums that when they got bored doing the rounds for the body that they broke it up by doing an arm. While I remembered that piece of advice, clear as day, throughout the whole thing, did I heed it? No. Possibly could have saved me much angst.
Finally it is done. And can be relegated to the pile of clothes that the Devil Child will never wear because it isn’t pink/sparkly/fluffy/adorned with ponies.