What is an i cord in knitting?

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.

Can you knit an i cord without double pointed needles?

You can also knit an i-cord without dpns. It’s a bit more time-consuming so I wouldn’t recommend it if you plan to create longer cords. All in all, it’s still feasible, though. Step 1: Cast on 2,3, 4 or 5 stitches just like you did before.

What is the difference between cord and chord?

A cord is a long flexible string or rope, often made of thinner pieces woven together. A chord on the other hand is “three or more musical tones played together.”

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