Yes, it is a frog.
I have treated the green monstrosity as a large swatch (Yes, you heard right) and I have modified the start and the selvedges.
I have begun anew:
This is much more like it and it also has the merit of being yellow (which is a bit of a better fit for sunshine than green).
I don't know what the yarn is. Wool, probably; a gift from a customer, definitely.
Finally, it's Saturday and for once you get this on the right day:
The sheep have gone (mainly because I found them all wandering round the garden at work the other day).
And I'm going too, because I need to pack.