Ja Ja by Åsa Tricosa
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Ja Ja

Knitting
September 2015
DK (11 wpi) ?
22 stitches and 28 rows = 4 inches
in Stocking Stitch
US 2½ - 3.0 mm
US 4 - 3.5 mm
1422 - 2406 yards (1300 - 2200 m)
XS –2XL (32in – 50in)
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Ja Ja

Large buttons, structural tailoring and a pop of eye-catching colour makes Ja Ja a perfect piece for every occasion. It will be as equally at home in a more formal environment as it will at a casual, laid-back affair. Adding a sharper, edgier element to the Drift Collection, this knitted jacket would be an excellent accompaniment to jeans and leather boots. Ja Ja is knitted with the Åsa Tricosa Ziggurat method: all in one go from top to bottom, not a seam in sight. Ja Ja is a challenging knit which will be oh-so-satisfying to wear.

Materials

Eden Cottage Yarns Whitfell DK (DK; 100% baby alpaca; 100m / 109yds per 50g ball)
MC Shade: Charcoal; 11 (12, 13, 14, 15) 16, 17, 18, 19, 19 x 50g balls
CC Shade: Lichen; 2 (2, 2, 2, 2) 3, 3, 3, 3, 3 x 50g balls

Needles and Accessories

3.5mm (US 4) circular needle, 80–100cm (32–40in) length (or the size needed to obtain the correct gauge)
3 mm (US 2) circular needle, 80–100cm (32–40in) length (or the size needed to obtain the correct gauge)

3 additional circular needles 3.5mm or smaller (any length)

Note: The additional circular needles are used for provisional cast ons, to set up the double knitted button bands, and to work the tuck.

Waste yarn
Six stitch markers
3 buttons; 4cm (1.5”) diameter

Sizes

XS – 2XL
To fit: 81 (86, 91, 97, 102) 107, 112, 117, 122, 127cm / 32 (34, 36, 38, 40) 42, 44, 46, 48, 50

Blocked Gauge

22 sts and 28 rows to 10cm (4in) over stocking stitch on 3.5mm (US 4) needles.

Note: Adjust needle size if necessary to match gauge.

Skill Level
Advanced and/or adventurous knitter

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