Cord with One Gimp

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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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Lucet Cord with Gimp

Incorporating a Gimp into your lucet cord is easy.  It's just working a Lucet cord using the No-Turn Method with a little extra step of weaving the gimp thread in and out every 2 stitches.


Take a look at the video tutorial below, then see some additional details in the phototutorial that follows.


Give it a try!


Ending Lucet Cord with Gimp


Finishing the Cord:  When finishing off the cord, simply cut both threads to the desired tail length, then take both the the gimp and the working thread and pull them through the first loop then the second loop of the lucet cord and pull to finish off the cord.

Simple Lucet Cord Bracelet with Gimp


Project Idea:  Take a look at how you can make this quick and easy Lucet cord bracelet in the Stitch Diva blog.