There is a light at the end of the fair isle tunnel! Thanks to a Ravelry Caribbean member for posting this link: http://fairisleknitting.blogspot.com/2007/03/how-to-get-started-great-2-color.html
Def. putting on the blog roll too.
A kind blogger has put together a bunch of resources for those of us knitting in the wilderness. Mitt No. 2 will benefit. Poor Mitt 1… be it resolved that Mitt 1 (rightie) will stay in current form as evidence of progress:)