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Tuesdays May 14th, 28th, & June 11th – Cocoknits Sweater Workshop- Evenings

$100.00

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

Material Needed:

  • Pattern:
    • Cocoknits Sweater Workshop Book
    • Cocoknits Sweater Worksheet Journal
  • Yarn: You can use a wide array of yarns. We will help you choose an appropriate yarn in the April 20th class. The sample Emma version C Cardigan was worked in Berroco Aero.
  • Needles:
    • 40” long circular needle with flexible cord in size(s) according to pattern or size to get gauge.
    • DPN or circular needle size US 0-2 for picking up stitches
  • Essential Notions:
    • Cocoknits color codes stitch markers
    • Waste yarn or Cocoknits Threaded Needle & cord.
    • Measuring tape
    • Scissors
    • Darning needle
    • Pencil for filling in worksheet
    • Optional: Handi-tool, Row Counter, clip, point protectors.
    • You may also want a 16”circular and double points in size to get gauge if you don’t like magic loop for sleeves.

 

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.

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Event Details

Event Details

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