I-cord, aka idiot-cord, is a very simple idea with lots of creative applications. We'll learn how to make basic i-cord, how to work applied i-cord on an edge, make closures with i-cord, seam with i-cord, and apply i-cord decorations the surface of knitted fabric! When you're done, you'll have a lovely cell-phone bag!
GREAT SCRAP PROJECT!
BEFORE CLASS: Please make a rectangle as follows: Cast on 18 stitches, knit until piece is 12 inches long (adjust to the size of YOUR phone, if desired)
Supplies: Worsted weight yarn like Cascade 220, Galway Worsted, or Plymouth Encore, double-pointed needles in size 7 or 8 (or whatever size will get you 5 stitches per inch in garter stitch), darning needle
Optional Supplies: Decorative button, scrap yarn in different sizes, double-pointed needles appropriate for the scrap yarn
Prerequisites: Basic knitting skills
One 2-hour session