We mentioned I-Cords in last week's episode! This week we're talking about what they are and how you might be use them in your projects.
*Tools to create Knit an I-Cord: *
Lucet - a forked hand tool used in cord making: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucet
I-Cord Knitting machine - Emma Fahrlander demonstration video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-GET864Lbo
French Knitter - also called a knitting Nancy or a spool knitter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2deLwV1zXmA
Drawstrings (sweaters, shorts, baby booties, more!)
Decorative feature on hats (baby hats especially)
Ties to keep a hat on your head - attach them to earflaps - TinCanKnits has a blog post featuring their Beloved Bonnet
Cord to hold your glasses!
Interweave link to projects: macrame plant hanger, braided bracelets, jump ropes, and braided coasters, trivets, and rugs!
I-Cord Cast-On Video Tutorial from Brooklyn Tweed - includes video, and written instructions for both knitting flat and in the round)
Bind-off: - Clean, aesthetically pleasing finished edges to your project
I-Cord Bind-Off tutorial from Andrea Rangel
What's on our needles this week:
Saraswati Top by Juley Mackessey
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