As there is no knitting to report and isn’t likely to be for some time, I thought I’d try WordPress.com’s ‘Random Post’ and ‘Reblog’ features. I kept clicking on ‘Random Post’ until I found one that might be useful then I clicked ‘Reblog’.
I’ve never tried this before so I’m not sure what happens when I publish it. Here goes.
EDITED: It doesn’t re-post the full post, you need to click on the link at the top. (It might not have been such a good idea to try this re-blogging thing!)
>I cord can be used as a trim or edging and also to embellish your knitwear. You can plait three lengths together and sew the braid onto a jumper to give a mock cable effect.
The Bond Magicord Machine makes i cord quickly and easily. There are other similar machines available but the Bond Magicord is the one I have.
It can be a bit tricky getting it started but once you get going you can produce yards and yards of i cord in no time at all:
I found instructions online showing how to make an i cord scarf – here’s my effort that I made three years ago:
The instruction manual that came with the machine has lots of ideas on what you can make with your i cord including curtain tie backs, bags, place mats, coasters, hairslide and jewellery. I’m sure there are lots of other things…
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