Best answer: How do you crochet an Icord 3 Stitch?

What is Icord crochet?

An I-Cord is a crocheted cord, or rope, that is as long as you wish it to be. I-Cords are great to use as drawstrings (such as in the Not Your Granny’s Jammies pants pattern) or as a purse strap, a lanyard, or any other rope or cord.

How do you make an Icord?


  1. Cast on the number of stitches desired or called for by a pattern with double pointed needles. …
  2. Knit one row. …
  3. Slide the stitches to the other end of the needle.
  4. Knit a second row by bringing the yarn behind the work and starting with the first stitch. …
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 until desired length is achieved.

Why is it called Icord?

The I-cord is a tube knitted in the round with two double-pointed needles. Elizabeth Zimmermann named it the Idiot Cord in honor of her accidental discovery of the simple technique.

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