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Cocoknits Method Complete 8 week series Spring 2024



Suitable for adventurous beginners with a few projects under their belts to expert knitters.

These classes will be offered as a complete series or a la carte so if you only need help with certain techniques, you may take just the classes you need. This class is the entire 8 week series as one package. If you want only individual classes, please see the individual week classes. They are the same class! We are just offering two different ways to signup and pay.

To participate in the KAL through Yarn Refuge simply purchase one Cocoknits tool from us and let us know you will be joining in. In turn, we will give you a coupon code for the purchase of one free Cocoknits pattern through Ravelry. The patterns from the book are not available for purchase with the code but you may use it for a pattern to knit in the future. Code will be valid for 6 months.

Here is the first week's agenda. You will be given a complete syllabus during the first class.


Week 1

-Read over pattern to familiarize yourself with steps to come.
-Read pages 39-48 and 106-109 of the Cocoknits Sweater Workshop to get inspired about color and shaping customizations – this section may help you choose your pattern!
-Make a swatch and wet block.
-From here on out, start sharing your project on Instagram, Facebook, and/or Ravelry. Use the hashtag #Everlastingkal so we can find your project.
-Purchase yarn and gather tools.our project.

In class we will discuss the reading, address each participants questions and concerns, and how to knit a gauge swatch properly, and how to adjust sizing to accommodate a different gauge than what is stated in the pattern.

Then if you have not yet chosen a yarn we can help you decide from what is available in the shop.

Week 2 - Confirm gauge & begin Section 1 the Upper Back
Week 3 - Section 2 the Create the Shoulders and Section 3 Join and Create Sleeves
Week 4 - Section 4 Fill out Worksheet and begin yoke
Week 5 - Separate sleeves from body & start body
Week 6 - Continue body
Week 7 - Sleeves
Week 8 - Finishing

Materials:

-Your Cocoknits Method pattern of choice! (Don't forget when you signup and make a Cocoknits purchase we will give you a Ravelry code to download the Cocoknits pattern of your choice for free.)

-Cocoknits Sweater Workshop Book

-Yarn and needles suggested in your chosen pattern.

-US #0 to #2 double pointed needle (extra needles will be available in class)

-Cocoknits Colorful Stitch Markers

-Cocoknits Leather Cord and Needle Stitch Holder Kit to hold Sleeve stitches, Yarn Refuge Yarn Cords, or waste yarn.

-Cocoknits Magnetic Board (optional

-Cocoknits Sweater Worksheet Journal (optional).

-Row Counter (optional).


Materials Included: Materials are not included.
Requirements: You must know, at a minimum, how to cast on, knit, purl, and use circular needles. To also participate in the KAL and receive a coupon code for a free pattern you will need to purchase at least one Cocoknits tool from us. Purchasing a Cocoknits Sweater Workshop book and colored stitch markers are highly recommended.
Instructor: Terry King
Instructor Bio: Terry has over 45 years of fiber arts experience and has been teaching knitting & crochet in the local Reno area for over 15 years. Her teaching style is inclusive. Her philosophy is that you will learn best working with your own natural inclinations and abilities. She can teach both left & right-handed.
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