Verena

$10.00 USD

Both versions of Verena start with a ribbed stand-up collar. Once you finish the seamless yoke, Version A continues with a reverse box-pleat and an A-line shape. Version B continues with a reverse stockinette placket at each side, pockets and a longer hip-length.

Before Purchasing This Pattern

This sweater is worked using the Cocoknits Method, a commonsense 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. Purchase Cocoknits Sweater Workshop or visit your local yarn store.

Sizes

Small (Medium, Large, 1X, 2X, 3X)

Finished Measurements

Versions A & B

  • Finished Bust: 38.5 (41.5, 45, 49.5, 53, 57.5)" / 98 (105, 114, 126, 135, 146) cm, overlapped 1.25” / 3 cm

Version A

  • Finished Length: 17.75 (19.25, 21, 23.5, 25.75, 27)” / 45 (49, 53, 60, 65, 69) cm

Version B

  • Finished Length: 22.25 (23.25, 24.5, 25.5, 26.25, 26.5)” / 57 (59, 62, 65, 67, 67) cm

Yarn

Version A

  • 900 (1050, 1350,1500, 1800,1950) yds / 825 (960, 1235, 1370, 1645, 1785) m worsted or aran weight yarn

Version B

  • 1150 (1250, 1400, 1500, 1700, 1800) yds / 1050 (1145, 1280, 1370, 1555, 1645) m worsted or aran weight yarn

Shown in:

Version A

  • Malabrigo Twist
    • 100% baby merino wool. 150 yds / 137 m per 3.5 oz / 100 g skein
    • 6 (7, 9, 10, 12, 13) skeins in color Natural

Version B

  • Elemental Affects Civility Worsted
    • 70% U.S. merino, 30% mulberry silk. 250 yds / 228 m per 4 oz / 113 g skein
    • 5 (7, 8, 8, 9, 10) skeins in color City Shadow #21

Version A

  • 3 strands HELD TOGETHER - Habu Textiles A-60 paper, Habu Textiles A-1 tsumugi silk, and Habu Textiles N-52 kid mohair
    • Habu A-60100% linen, 476 yds. per 1.7 oz. skein, fingering weight
    • 2 (3, 3, 4, 4, 5) in Light Grey
    • Habu A-1 100% silk, 265 yds. per 1 oz skein, lace weight
    • 4 (4, 6, 6, 7, 8) in Light Beige
    • Habu N-52 68% kid mohair, 32% nylon, 311 yds.per 1/2 oz.skein, lace weight
    • 3 (4, 5, 5, 6, 7) in Silver

Needles

  • US 8 / 5 mm (or size needed to obtain gauge) circular needle 40" / 100 cm or longer

  • US 5 / 3.75 mm needles, for working BO

  • US 0-3 / 2-3.25 mm double-pointed needle or any length circular needle (for picking up stitches)

Version B

  • US 8 / 5 mm (or size needed to obtain gauge) circular needle 16” / 40 cm or longer, for Pocket Linings

Notions

  • 6 stitch markers in different colors
  • 2 spare circular needles or scrap yarn to hold Sleeve sts
  • Row counter (optional)
  • Cocoknits Sweater Worksheet

Version A 

  • 6-7 sew-on snaps (⅝" / 15 mm); sewing needle and thread to match yarn color (optional)

Version B

  • Sewing needle and thread to match yarn color, for finishing pockets

Gauge

16 sts and 24 rows / rnds = 4" / 10 cm square in St st on largest needle

 
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