What is a stitch cord?

What is i-cord used for?

I-cord is a good skill for every knitter and has a multitude of uses. It can be used as a drawstring, a decorative ribbon, closures for a sweater or a bag, or even jeweller on it’s own! The product we’re making in this video is the Knitting Me Softly necklace.

How many stitches are in an Icord?

I-cord generally uses somewhere between 3-5 stitches. After you’ve cast on, knit your first row of stitches, but then don’t turn your work. Instead, slide your stitches to the other end of the needle they’re on. (This is why you use double points.)

What can you make out of an I Cord?

An i-cord is a sturdy, simple tube of essentially 4 knit stitches. It has infinite applications from handles, to straps to jewelry. And, believe it or not, you can make an i-cord with knitting, crochet AND loom knitting.

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