Someone on Ravelry just made enquiries about the progress of this, so here's a picture.
Doesn't look like cheapy acrylic, does it?
Yarn: James C. Brett Marble Chunky
Pattern: Cherie Amour
When the apocalypse comes, the knitters will be revered as gods. Their ability to churn out inexpensive, stylish knitwear will be valued beyond measure. Knitting cures radiation sickness, helps keep you warm from that pesky nuclear winter, and a chunky sweater (100% wool, of course) can keep a family of four fed for a month.