Cocoknits Method Knit-a-Long: Emma Version A/B - February to April 2020

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Hi Friends - we have decided to make all of our KALs virtual so you can join us for double the chance to win a giftcard and stay home and stay healthy in the meantime.

 

ANNOUNCING the JPKS STAY HOME MAKE-A-LONG!

What is a make-a-long? Well, we are considering this make-a-long to include anything you make and share with us from now until we are back open or the end of April (TBA). Any new project that you make and share with us on instagram using the hashtags #jpksmaker and #jpksstayhomemal will get you an entry to win a JPKS giftcard for $20.
When we re-open, we will post and announce the winner!

 

Cocoknits Method Knit-a-Long: Emma Version A/B (edited since we are going virtual - stay home and make this knit!

Join us on February 7, from 6-8pm, at the shop cast on your Cocoknits Emma (version A or B). After you cast-on, we will be having one meetup per month on Friday evenings from 6-8pm to work on our Emmas. Join us for this KAL and finish by the end April 10th and you will be entered to win a $20 JPKS giftcard*!

Welcome to Cocoknits first ever knit-a-long! Going on now through April 10th, 2020, we'll be knitting the Emma together (you get to choose VERSION A or VERSION B). This pattern is exclusively available in the COCOKNITS SWEATER WORKSHOP, and is a great first Cocoknits Method pattern to try. But if you've already tried the Cocoknits Method and want something a little more challenging, we'd love to have you join us too. Feel free to add cables, stitch patterns, colorwork, whatever you need to make it a fun knit for you....no matter how much you customize, if you started from the base of an Emma Version A or B, we're happy to have you in the KAL. Plus, we'd love you to share your tips, tricks, and modifications with the rest of the group! 

Sign up for Cocoknits Knit-a-Long Emails! CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP.

More information about Cocoknits Timeline, here.

Checklist:  

COCOKNITS SWEATER WORKSHOP (includes even more detailed instructions and the following patterns: EMMA VERSION A, EMMA VERSION B, EMMA VERSION C, LIZZIE, MOLLY (TWO VERSIONS), TALLULAH, TILDA.

COLORFUL STITCH MARKERS or THESE (all colorful stitch markers have the 6 colors you'll need: yellow, violet, blue, orange, green, red)

- STITCH HOLDER (or scrap yarn to hold stitches)

KNITTING ROW COUNTER (optional)

- Bulky weight yarn. Approximately 700 (800, 950, 1100, 1250, 1400) yds for long sleeves. 

- Needles:

  • US 11 / 8 mm (or size needed to obtain gauge) circular needle 40" / 100 cm or longer for all versions, plus 24 –36" / 60–90 cm for Versions A and B.
  • US 7 / 4.5 mm needles for working BO
  • US 0–3 / 2–3.25 mm double-pointed needle or any length circular needle (for picking up stitches)

*Prizes:

You will be entered to win a $20 JPKS giftcard if you complete the sweater by April 10th and use at least one yarn bought at JPKS. You will also be entered to win a giftcard if you tag us on instagram using the hashtags #jpksmaker and #jpksstayhomemal.

We encourage you to post your work-in-progress and final pictures to Instagram or Facebook. As long as you tag Cocoknits, you'll be considered for the grand prize! Please use the hashtag #COCOKNITSKAL so your fellow knitters can see your gorgeous work. If you also use the hashtag #COCOKNITSMETHOD on Instagram you'll also be considered for their monthly $100 gift card winner.

The Grand Prize: At the end of the Knit-a-Long Cocoknits will select someone to win the KNITTER’S BLOCK and SWEATER CARE KIT! In order to be selected, all you need to do is post a picture of your work-in-progress or final picture to Instagram or Facebook. Don't forget to join the community by using the hashtag #COCOKNITSKAL