Description from Knitty.com:
(less than half of each skein is used)
Suggested alternate yarns: Jamiesons Double Knitting, Knitpicks Merino style, Elann Peruvian Highland Silk
22 sts/33 rows = 4 inches in stockinette stitch
27.5 sts/31.5 rows = 4 inches in stranded colorwork pattern
These mittens are knitted in good old Fair Isle tradition with two colors per row. Even if they look like an awful lot of work you can still knit them for Christmas. It will take an experienced knitter approximately one week to finish them.