Cocoknits Method Class

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In this four-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 and before the class is complete.

Class meets on three consecutive Saturdays. The first Saturday will be a morning and an afternoon session.  The other two sessions will from 10-12, the following Saturdays  

Class 1 Saturday 1 October -- 10am-12pm: Swatching, Cocoknits increase and yoke
Class 2 Saturday  1 October -- 2-4 pm Complete yoke and fill out the worksheet
Class 3 Saturday  8 October -- 10am-12pm picking up and working the sleeves
Class 4 Saturday 22 October  -- 10am-12pm: Joining under the arm, binding off the body, picking up stiches as needed.

It is actually 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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