Eva Sweater by Cocoknits, featuring AVFKW Flock yarn, is a lightweight, cropped cardigan. It has a relaxed fit with slightly dropped shoulders and wide-bodied ease. The ribbed neckbands are worked simultaneously with the upper cardigan, then split off and finished separately to become front ties that can be knotted or left to hang. The sides are split from just under the armholes, giving the fabric movement and swing. Because you are working from the top down, you can easily add more length to the body and/or sleeves if desired. Just be sure to buy more yarn.
The sample is knit with Flock in the color Sundappled Marble, which is dyed with California-grown marigold petals! It is dyed on the natural color Granite, so you will see long stripes of white and grey beneath the marigold. You can also purchase this bundle in the color Lighthouse, for an elegant, solid-colored sweater. To see our full palette, click here.
Finished Bust: 36 (40, 44, 48, 52, 56)"/ 91 (101, 111, 122, 132, 142) cm
Finished Length: 14 (15, 16, 16.5, 17.25, 18)"/ 35.5 (38, 41, 42, 44, 46) cm (or desired length)
A Verb for Keeping Warm Flock 100% organic NM Rambouillet wool; 290 yds /265 m per 1.76 oz / 50 g skein, 3 (4, 5, 5, 6, 6) skeins
Sample size is medium in colorway Sundappled Marble. If you would like another colorway, please see our full palette here.
+ US 5 / 3.75 mm circular needle
+ US 4 / 3.5 mm circular needle or double-pointed needles for hem and cuff ribbing.
+ US 2 / 2.75 mm circular needles for working BO
+ US 0–3 / 2–3.25 m
This sweater is worked using the Cocoknits Method, a common sense system for knitting seamless, tailored sweaters from the top down. The Cocoknits Method is explained in detail in Cocoknits Sweater Workshop by Julie Weisenberger. All of the page numbers in this pattern refer to the pages in Cocoknits Sweater Workshop, where the techniques are explained in detail.
24 sts and 32 rows = 4 in / 10 cm square in St st on largest needles
THIS BUNDLE INCLUDES:
A Verb for Keeping Warm Flock yarn
This bundle does NOT include the pattern. Please visit Cocoknits directly to purchase the pattern. Thank you.
When working with yarn dyed with indigo, it is common and natural for the blue dye to rub off on one’s hands while sewing. This is called crocking. Although the goods have been washed, it takes pressured contact to release the extra indigo dye. Your handwork is part of the indigo dyeing process. The blue dye can be removed with hot water and soap. From working closely with indigo dyed materials through the making process, typically, the excess dye has been removed, and the crocking will cease.
Please note the fiber content of the material you are working with, and follow the applicable instructions:
Cotton or linen - Machine washable on cool cycle with pH-neutral soap. Lay flat to dry.
Superwash Wool - Machine washable on cool cycle with pH-neutral soap, though hand wash recommended. Lay flat to dry.
Wool and Wool blends - Handwash only in lukewarm water with pH-neutral soap. Lay flat to dry.
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