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Old 10-13-2008, 06:31 PM   #1
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A better way to make an i-cord?

So I don't know what's wrong with me, but it was taking me HOURS to make an i-cord. I was using the knittinghelp.com version but with circular instead of dpn. I could have knit 1.5 legs in the amount of time it would have taken me. I know I must be doing something wrong.

So am I just crazy and need more practice? Or is there a better way? I can crochet too, if that helps any. Thank you!

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Old 10-13-2008, 06:34 PM   #2
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I prefer to just crochet a cord... much faster.
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Old 10-13-2008, 06:42 PM   #3
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Re: A better way to make an i-cord?

I would try it this way.. http://www.purlbee.com/i-cord-tutorial/
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Re: A better way to make an i-cord?

get a lucet from mosaic moon- i think much faster and comes out fairly similar...
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Old 10-13-2008, 07:19 PM   #5
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Re: A better way to make an i-cord?

I do a twisted cord or a crocheted cord. I hate doing I-cord. I'd like to try a lucet, though.
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Old 10-13-2008, 07:27 PM   #6
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Re: A better way to make an i-cord?

When you crochet a cord, do you just make a chain? Or anything else?

And thank you!!
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Re: A better way to make an i-cord?

Okay these are super cool! http://hyenacart.com/prod_details.php?id=53890&vid=9 I'll totally feel like a viking when I use one
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When you crochet a cord, do you just make a chain? Or anything else?

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I use 2 strands and just crochet a chain. Sometimes I do a Tunisian crochet type chain, but the 2 strands are faster and work great.
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Re: A better way to make an i-cord?

I have one of these and used a 40% off coupon to get it. Love love love it!
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When you crochet a cord, do you just make a chain? Or anything else?

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I crochet a chain, then slip stitch back to the beginning in the back loop of each stitch.

It looks like this:
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