2500 entries… and I suspect that was a fraction of the people who might have entered had they not been working, distracted, knitting, travelling, sleeping, stroking yarn, and anything else that readers of Knitting Daily do. The winning entry did make me laugh, though.
It seems that the one-thousand-different-gauges-scarf has now grown to enormous proportions and would take up most of his luggage allowance. I guess it comes down to a choice of giant scarf or clothes. He could always wear just the scarf.