Who knew? I guess I should have.
I finished the whole sleeve chart and about 20 more rows before I thought, hey! I should check my gauge again! Yeah. 6 st to the inch. In some places 7. It was a perfect 4.5 when I started.
I know cables make my gauge tighter and being livid doesn't help either.
Moral: When visiting mom, only knit things where gauge doesn't matter. Like nooses.