Bust your scrap stash with these ultra speedy makes. The power cord bands make perfect wrist wraps – they‘re the new friendship bracelets. Yarn You can use oddments of any chunky yarn for this quick project. We used scraps of Rico Essentials Big in shades Neon Yellow (24), Cream (01) and Navy (11). Needles & accessories Two double pointed 7mm (UK 10.5-11) knitting needles Tapestry needle Chunky weight 50% wool, 50% acrylic 50g/48m (52yds) Hand wash £3.99 per 50g ball rico-designs.de
1 SKINNY CORD BRACELET Make a finger knitted chain as follows: 1. Make a slip knot and put it over your left index finger. 2. *Take a piece of the working yarn and wrap it over your left index finger, in between your original slip knot and the tip of your finger. 3. Holding this new loop taut, pull the original slip knot over the new one and off your finger. ** You have now made a finger knitted stitch! 4. Repeat from * to ** until your chain is the desired length. Cut your yarn tail and pass it through the final stitch. Weave in ends if desired. Loop it around your wrist and tie in a knot.
2 KNOTTED CORD BRACELET Make as for Skinny Cord, ending when your chain is two and a half times the circumference of your wrist. Weave in ends if desired. Fold the chain in half and tie a loose knot in the centre. Tie around your wrist as before.
3 STANDARD CORD (NEON AND NAVY) Make a two stitch i-cord as follows: 1. Using a pair of 7mm double pointed needles cast on two stitches.