Class Name: Cocoknit Sweater Workshop – Knitting Top-Down, Seamless, Tailored Sweaters – Evenings
Class Date: Tuesday evenings May 14th, 28th, & June 11th
Class Hours: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Instructor: Terry King
Class Cost: $100
Skill Level: Experienced beginning and up
Class Description: This shorter version 6 hour class is designed for more advanced students and will take you through the process of starting a top-down, seamless, tailored sweater using the Cocoknits Method developed by Julie Weisenberger. The techniques used in the method create a beautiful fit and finish using almost any yarn.
May 14th Anatomy of a Cocoknits sweater, casting on, working the setup.
May 28th The setting up the worksheet and getting started on the yoke
June 11th Binding off and Finishing
Skills you should have: Prerequisite: Planning your Cocoknits project Saturday April 20th or equivalent experience or private class. Students should be at least experienced beginners. This class can be suitable for a first sweater project.
Skills you will learn: Cocoknits method for knitting top-down, seamless, tailored sweaters which includes Fit, Style, Modifying fit, lifted increases, pickup then knit method, modified magic loop, Jeny’s stretchy bind off, invisible horizontal seaming, and depending on your chosen pattern possibly shadow short rows (aka twin stitch), Judy’s magic cast on as a provisional cast on, and kitchener stitch.
Homework: Please purchase the book before April 20th. For May 14th you must have a satisfactory gauge swatch worked and laundered. Please have your yarn wound (if needed) before class.
Date: May 14, 2019
Start time: 06:00 p.m.
End time: 08:00 p.m.
Venue: Yarn Refuge
Directions: 3368 Lakeside Ct. Reno, NV Next to Swill Coffee & Wine