I agree, that's beautiful! I don't know how your cable flare (you taught me something) will work out in the end but I think I like the curvy, wavy effect. I've not worked with cables so I really don't know the challenges you are dealing with. I love the color.
Cheating is an option. . . . Cheaters never win and winners never cheat, but smart knitters who want to retain an iota of sanity do, cheerfully. ~~Kory Stamper