Cocoknits Method Class - Zoom

In this three-session workshop you'll learn the Cocoknits Sweater method. Julie Weisenberger's clever technique allows you to have it all - set-in sleeves, seamless construction, and great fit! This class will get you started on Emma, the beautiful sweater featured on the cover of Cocoknits Sweater Workshop. Knit on size 11 needles, Emma goes very quickly, so you'll learn the method and have a solid start on your sweater before the first class is complete.

Class meets on two consecutive Saturdays. The first Saturday will be a morning and an afternoon session, and the second session will be morning only. 

Class 1 morning session Saturday 14 January -- 9:30am-12:30pm: Swatching, working the Cocoknits increase and starting the shoulders 

Class 1 afternoon session Saturday  14 January-- 2-4 pm Complete shoulder and fill out the worksheet, and get started on yoke.

Homework,  Complete yoke through chart

Class 2 Saturday  21 January-- 9:30am-12:30pm picking up and working the sleeves, bind-off options

It is quite possible to complete this sweater in just two weeks. After this class, you'll have the skills to tackle larger and more challenging Cocoknits sweaters using her unique method.  

For success in this class you should be comfortable with the following techniques:

  • Knit
  • Purl
  • Cast on
  • Bind off
  • Working in the round
  • Increasing and decreasing
  • Picking up stitches

Supplies you will need

  • A copy of the Cocoknits Sweater Workshop book
  • Yarn to knit Emma in your chosen style and size (see below)
  • Circular needle US size 11 or needle required to get a gauge of 12 stitches/4" in stockinette
  • Purl Strings or waste yarn for holding sleeves
  • One set of Cocoknits stitch markers
  • a blunt tipped darning needle with a large eye

Supplies that are helpful you will need

  • a set of smaller double pointed needles
  • an extra size 11 circular needle
  • Cocoknits workbook

Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X)

Finished Measurements:
Finished Bust: 33.5 (37.5, 41.5, 45.5, 49.5, 53.5) in
Finished Length: 17.75 (19, 20.5, 21.5, 22, 22.5) in 

Yarn requirements

700 (800, 950, 1100, 1250, 1400) yds
bulky weight yarn that looks nice at 3 stitches/inch

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