These graphic colorwork mittens, inspired by a Turkish design, are reminiscent of a cloudy sky with little patches of blue breaking through.
27 sts and 27 rnds = 4 inches/10cm in 2-color stranded St st with larger needles (blocked). To save time, take time to check gauge.
Make 1 Left (M1L): Insert LH needle from front to back under horizontal strand between last st worked and next st on LH needle; knit through back of resulting loop. Make 1 Right (M1R): Insert LH needle from back to front under horizontal strand between last st worked and next st on LH needle; knit into front of resulting loop.
Jogless Stripes: *Work first rnd of new color in established pat. On 2nd rnd of new color, slip first st of rnd pwise, then work rest of rnd as established. Rep from * at every color change.
Mittens are worked in the round from the bottom up. The thumbs of left and right mittens are placed at opposite sides of palm.
Charts are provided for the hand and thumb color patterns.