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Jujika

Knitting
November 2015
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
21 stitches and 36 rows = 4 inches
in 2-color pattern from Jujika Chart, after blocking
US 3 - 3.25 mm
800 yards (732 m)
6ΒΎ" height; 51Β½" circumference
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A puzzle of interlocking crosses makes for simple but engaging colorwork in this double-sided cowl. Jujika is knit width-wise in the round from a provisional cast-on, then folded and joined into a tube. The pattern offers a choice between Joinery bind-off for a quick finish or grafting in the two-color pattern for seamless perfection. The samples use strong contrast to show the tessellating crosses to full effect, but this motif is bold enough to support the use of more closely related colors, too. Wrap Jujika twice around your neck for impenetrable warmth or wear it as a long loop for a graphic accessory.

Materials

Fingering weight wool yarn in the following approximate amounts:
400 yards each of Color 1 (C1) and Color 2 (C2)

Yarn

Brooklyn Tweed Loft (100% American Targhee-Columbia wool; 275 yards/50g):
2 skeins C1, 2 skeins C2
Photographed in colors Hayloft (C1) and Snowbound (C2), and in colors Sweatshirt (C1) and Fossil (C2)

Gauge

21 stitches & 36 rounds = 4” in 2-color pattern from Jujika Chart, after blocking
Please read about Speed-Swatching for Circular Knitting (see Special Techniques)

Needles

Two 47” circular needles in size needed to obtain gauge listed
Suggested Size: 3ΒΌ mm (US 3)

Finished Dimensions

6ΒΎ” height; 51Β½” circumference
Measurements taken from relaxed fabric after blocking

Tutorials for all special techniques listed below are included in the pattern:
Speed-Swatching for Circular Knitting
Color Dominance
Crocheted Provisional Cast On
Grafting Live Stitches to Provisionally Cast-On Edge
Joinery Bind Off (Three Needle Bind Off)

Skill Level

3 out of 5