Bonnie's One Piece Cocoon Knit In Now Course
Watch as we knit a sample cocoon, walking through each of the steps for creating our cocoon.
Included are options for the cast on edge, tips for folding the sleeves and forming the pleats.
More than 28 minutes of video PLUS the Dynamic Pattern
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Bonnie's One Piece Cocoon Pattern lesson for Bonnie's One Piece Cocoon Home Study Course
Bonnie's One Piece Cocoon Pattern
Here's an overview of this interesting, comfortable and fashionable shape that is perfect for knitting on the machine.
With a bit of shaping, pleats and strategic folds, take a simple rectangle and make a beautifully draped garment.
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One Piece Cocoon Part 1 lesson for Bonnie's One Piece Cocoon Home Study Course
One Piece Cocoon Part 1
For our sample, we will be knitting a "mini" version of the cocoon to make it easier to follow along.
We'll start with a nifty cast on option for a beautiful edge. Follow your pattern, add markers and knit to the first neck opening
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Short Row Increases and Decreases lesson for Bonnie's One Piece Cocoon Home Study Course
Short Row Increases and Decreases
Another example of the short row increases and decreases that we used on our cocoon.
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One Piece Cocoon - Back Pleats lesson for Bonnie's One Piece Cocoon Home Study Course
One Piece Cocoon - Back Pleats
Knit the Yoke and the pleats without any casting on and binding off. Add strategically placed markers and you'll be able to turn this odd piece into a beautiful cocoon.
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One Piece Cocoon - Cuffs lesson for Bonnie's One Piece Cocoon Home Study Course
One Piece Cocoon - Cuffs
Add a beautiful finish to the cuffs of your cocoon. Includes tips for a reverse hung hem.
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Seaming Bands lesson for Bonnie's One Piece Cocoon Home Study Course
Seaming Bands
An example of how to seam your cuff bands. The seam is visible, so take time to make it neat and tidy.
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One Piece Cocoon - Front Pleats lesson for Bonnie's One Piece Cocoon Home Study Course
One Piece Cocoon - Front Pleats
The front pleats add fullness to the fronts and the finishing technique adds a designer touch. Join the shoulder seams and this is starting to look good!
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Seaming Stitches to Rows lesson for Bonnie's One Piece Cocoon Home Study Course
Seaming Stitches to Rows
Here's a suggestion for seaming the shoulders of your cocoon. Try it with some swatches, and see what you think.
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Vertical Bands lesson for Bonnie's One Piece Cocoon Home Study Course
Vertical Bands
The cocoon is finished with vertical bands, joined to the garment as they are knit. Adding a vertical "turning row" will add a nice, crisp finish for your bands.
Check out the techniques suggested in this video for your bands.
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Cocoon - Back Pleats and Band lesson for Bonnie's One Piece Cocoon Home Study Course
Cocoon - Back Pleats and Band
Neatly form the box pleats for the back and yoke, add the band and wear your cocoon!
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Bonnie's One Piece Cocoon