Endpaper mitts go fast–maybe way too fast.
So fast that I don’t notice that my gauge is wonky and there’s a whole heck of too much fabric there to cover my rather tiny wrists until after I finish most of the thumb. It looks fine from some angles:
So I can either finish it and pray that by some miracle, blocking shrinks them down to the right size (unlikely), or I can rip out two days of work and go down a needle size. And I’m not even old enough to have a good strong drink while I do it, as frequently recommended by fellow knitters.
Speaking of age, however, I do have a little contest. In approximately eleven days I officially become a year older. It’s really not hard to figure out my age, since I have it posted a couple of places, so I can’t make you guess that. I have to go for something a bit more challenging. So, from now until the day itself (that’s 14th September, for those of you keeping track), I’m going to post a clue in every post about the age that people tend to guess that I am (which is quite different from the age I actually am.)
Rules are a little something like this:
-Two guesses per person. You can wait ’til all the clues are posted or you can make a guess right off the bat, or somewhere in between, but you can’t change your guesses once they’ve been made.
-If more than one person guesses correctly I’ll do a random name drawing. I may do a random name drawing from the incorrect guesses, as well.
-Your prize will be:
One skein of Malabrigo worsted, enough to make a mini clap of your very own. (for those of you wondering how I got mine to be a mini, I only worked one and a half sets of increase rows, then knit the straight section until I decided
I couldn’t take it anymore it was long enough.)
Today’s clue? The number of digits in n! is equal to n. (n = the number you’re trying to guess, for those of you who are not mathy.)