From the Winter 2011 issue of Knitscene Magazine, "The Next Big Thing" featured collection
The Canyon fingerless mitts feature bold stripes and colorwork patterns that were inspired by the beautiful patterns on Navajo rugs. The gloves are knitted in the round from the bottom up, and partially from two charts. The difference in sizes is achieved by adjusting the gauge.
6¼ (7¼ )" hand circumference and 6¾ (7½ )" long
Brown Sheep Nature Spun Sport (100% wool; 184 yd [168 m]/ 50 g):
•#105s bougainvillea (MC, red), 1 skein
• #720s ash (B), 1 skein
• #146s pomegranate (C, burgundy), 1 skein
36 (31) sts and 48 (42) rounds = 4" in St st
• For small: Size 1 (2.25 mm): set of double-pointed needles (dpn)
• For large: Size 2 (2.75 mm): set double-pointed needles (dpn)
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Q: I have trouble knitting tiny stripes in the round. Any tips?
A: I do have a trick! Here’s a link to my video tutorial and blog post explaining my method for knitting jogless 2-row stripes in the round: