Over the last four days, there's been a noticeable change in the season. What was a very long summer and mild autumn has just become a rather cold and wet winter. Just as well I've finished knitting some fingerless gloves minus the tricky fingers - I suppose you could call them mittens with the tops cut off. The red pair are for a friend, and I've just finished the first glove of my own, in a funky local yarn - Creative Fibre's 8 ply Ocean.
One thing I am struggling with is seaming. My mattress stitch never looks quite right. It's crooked and sometimes the sides don't quite match up. I'm a bit of a perfectionist, so I end up undoing it all and starting over, which takes a lot of time. Any tips?