Learn how to lucet

Learn to Lucet

The most comprehensive guide to this ancient tool yet published!

Do more with the yarn you already have! Learn to use this ancient Viking cording tool to make strong and very sturdy cords that you can use in so many ways.

Make your knit and crochet projects even better. Use them to make drawstrings, lacings, buttons and embellishments for your knit and crochet projects. Also make jewelry, designer shoelaces, home improvement hacks and more with these strong cords.

Author Jennifer Hansen teaches you 6 fundamental cord types and give you full instructions for 8 fun, easy and useful lucet projects.

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  1. Teal

    DK Cotton Tape Yarn

    $7.00

    This unusually versatile yarn will transform your traditional stitch patterns into a crisp fabric that looks thoroughly modern yet timeless.  Better yet, Lucci DK Mercerized Cotton Tape comes in an wide range of lustrous colors, and it is very aggressively priced.  It is even available on cones for further savings and convenience!

    Savings: If purchasing more than 8 balls, consider buying a 1 lb  cone.

    • Ball: 50 grams / 211 yards
    • Cone: 1 lb / 1700 yards

    Advantages of cone yarns:

    • More economical for larger quantities
    • No ends to weave in when working large projects.
    • Tips for working with cone yarns

    It can be hard picking out yarn colors on a computer screen!!  We now offer color cards for purchase for all of our Lucci Yarns. Order a color card.

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  2. Yarn Sampler Pack for Lucet

    Yarn Sampler Pack for Lucet

    As low as: $22.00


    This pack of 4 unique yarns is perfect for making beautiful cord creations with your lucet.

    Recommended for those already comfortable with making cords on their lucet, these unique yarns are perfect for making dense, compact cords for jewelry, custom shoelaces or embellishing knit and crochet. This collection of linen, hemp, rayon and cotton will give you a variety of interesting small-gauge fibers to further explore your lucet skills. 

    These yarns work very well with size 6/0 seed beads. (Beads not included).

    Lucet cord projects typically take less yarn than a knitting or crochet project.  In this sampler pack we offer less yardage in each ball, so we can provide this sampler of different yarns at a competitive price.  

    Scroll down to see examples of each yarn worked up as cord, as well as view all the colorways available.

    It can be hard picking out yarn colors on a computer screen!!  We now offer color cards for purchase for all of our Lucci Yarns. Order a color card.

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  3. Walnut

    Wool Tree Plus

    $54.50

    Perfect for cone yarns - and yarn in balls too! 

    The Wool Tree PLUS introduces a very useful black metal yarn guide to the basic Wool Tree design. The yarn guide improves control of your yarn and swings to your desired angle or even all the way down and out of the way.

    Like the original Wool Tree, it gently tames your yarn - whether it come in a cone (see all of our cone yarnsor in a ball.

    Available in Maple, Mahogany or Walnut.

    Wool Tree Mill is a family-owned California business.Made proudly in the USA using American hardwoods. Find out more about Wool Tree Mill.

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  4. Lucci Rayon

    Lucci Rayon

    $14.00

    Shimmering, lustrous fingering-weight rayon.

    Great on its own for lucet cording projects or sturdy accessories. Alternatively, use it as a carry-along strand with mohair, bamboo or our mini-dina to add a gorgeous depth and shine to your knitting or crochet project.

    Sold on cones in an array of stunning colors.

    Color Cards Now Available! We will send you color cards with samples of the actual yarn to help take the guesswork out of choosing a color from your computer display. Credit issued for purchase price of color card.

    It can be hard picking out yarn colors on a computer screen!!  We now offer color cards for purchase for all of our Lucci Yarns. Order a color card.

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  5. Crochet Lace Soap Sachet Washcloth

    Crochet Lace Soap Sachet Washcloth

    $0.00

    Stop cleaning crud out of your soap dish... Hang up that soap!

    Here's a free pattern for something useful featuring lucet cording and a crochet lace design.

    We also feature Lucci Hemp Lace. Hemp is naturally anti-microbial and durable, the perfect fiber for lots of lather and gentle exfoliation.

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  6. Ocean Blue

    Lucci Hemp Yarn

    $7.90

    Lucci Hemp lace is available in vibrant colors or soothing neutrals and provides outstanding drape and longevity. Hemp is one of the strongest most durable fibers available, whatever you decide to create with this yarn will last and last. With each wash your project will become softer and softer. Perfect for delicate lace, summer clothing, and items for the home.

    Also note: Some colors come as a 2 strand ball (2 strands of yarn are held together), others come as a single strand ball.  See table below for strand information.

    Savings: If purchasing more than 9 balls, consider buying a 1 lb  cone. Not all colors are available on balls. 

    • Ball: 50 grams / 230 yards
    • Cone: 1 lb / 2100 yards

    It can be hard picking out yarn colors on a computer screen!!  We now offer color cards for purchase for all of our Lucci Yarns. Order a color card.

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  7. Lucet

    Lucet

    $19.50

    A cord-making tool from the past! Now available in 3 Sizes!

    The lucet is believed to date back to Medieval times when it was used to create cords for clothing and general use. Lucet cord is square, strong, and slightly springy. Learn how to use lucet with our book or scroll down to learn how to make the basic cord.

    Available in Cherry. - Cherry darkens with exposure to light and gradually turns to a rich red/brown. The Lucet is delivered in a clear package and the side that is exposed to light in the package will darken first.

    Choose your size:

    • Fine - Original size - about 7" tall
    • Medium (Cherry Only) - about 8 1/2" tall
    • Teaching (Cherry Only) - About 10" tall

    Over the years, Wool Tree Mill has done a lot of research and testing on the optimum size and shape of their lucet. They are a family-owned California business and make each lucet in the USA using American hardwoods. Find out more about Wool Tree Mill.

    See below for more information on this quality lucet, including a video demonstration. Don't miss our Lucet Tutorials.

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  8. Lucet Project Kit - Summerfest Bracelet - Lucci Rayon & DK Cotton Tape

    Lucet Project Kit - Summerfest Bracelet - Lucci Rayon & DK Cotton Tape

    From: $28.00

    To: $110.00


    Have you tried to lucet yet?

    The lucet is believed to date back to Medieval times when it was used to create cords for clothing and general use. Lucet cord is square, strong, and slightly springy. Learn how to use this tool with our Learn to Lucet Book.

    All the supplies you need to make the Summerfest Bracelet, with enough yarn to make these other lucet projects as well:

    It can be hard picking out yarn colors on a computer screen!!  We now offer color cards for purchase for all of our Lucci Yarns. Order a color card.

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  9. Kit - Lucet Challenge Bracelet - DK Cotton Tape & Rayon

    Kit - Lucet Challenge Bracelet - DK Cotton Tape & Rayon

    As low as: $20.00


    Have you tried to lucet yet?

    The lucet is believed to date back to Medieval times when it was used to create cords for clothing and general use. Lucet cord is square, strong, and slightly springy. Learn how to use this tool with our Learn to Lucet Book.

    The yarn colors in the featured bracelet are as follows: DK Cotton Tape (Gold, Autumn Gold, Rust), Lucci Rayon (B. Grey)

    This kit is for the yarn to make the bracelet only.  Size 6/0 seed beads and findings are not included.

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  10. Learn To Lucet Kit

    Learn To Lucet Kit

    $41.50

    Learn to Lucet! This kit has everything you need.

    Kit includes:

    • A Wool Tree Lucet in size Fine
    • Learn to Lucet Reference Card with sign up link for our The 7 Day Lucet Challenge. This challenge is a series of email lessons that will take you through a sequence of lessons over 7 days to teach you a new skill.
    • Lucet Yarn Pack: Once you've completed the 7 Day Challenge with stash yarn you have on hand, these yarns are perfect for exploring next steps with your lucet. These unique fibersare perfect for making dense, compact cords for jewelry, custom shoelaces or embellishing knit and crochet. This collection of linen, hemp, rayon and cotton will give you a variety of interesting small-gauge fibers to further explore your lucet skills. 

    Scroll down to see examples of each yarn worked up as cord, as well as view all the colorways available.

    It can be hard picking out yarn colors on a computer screen!!  We now offer color cards for purchase for all of our Lucci Yarns. Order a color card.

    Learn More

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