How do you make a French knit coaster?

How do you make an I Cord coaster?


  1. Knit 5 feet of i-cord following the spool knitter directions. Cut a long tail when binding off or start a new yarn. …
  2. Continue spiraling and stitching.
  3. If you run of yarn to use for stitching, no problem. …
  4. Continue spiraling and stitching the cord until you have none left.

Do knitted coasters work?

The patterns for both the knit and crocheted coaster tops are super simple, so it’s perfect for folks who are looking for a beginner’s knit or crochet project. And because the coasters call for an optional fabric backing, they make a great activity to work on if you’re looking to brush up on your sewing skills.

How much yarn do I need to make a coaster?

To create a sturdy and thick coaster, I used 2 strands of cotton aran yarn held together. You can use 2 strands of the same colour or mix it up for two tone/marled crochet coasters.

Why is it called French knitting?

The yarn trailing down through the hole is given a tug to draw the knitted braid down through it. The cords so produced where used as piping to edge dresses. This is also refered to as French Knitting. (In Germany they’re called Nahliesle.)

How do you French knit with your fingers?

Finger “French Knitting”

  1. grab a ball of yarns, your fingers 😉 with no ring.
  2. Make a loop. …
  3. Hold the loop with your left thumb and middle finger. …
  4. Grab the yarn coming from the ball.
  5. Pull this loop through.
  6. Pull both ends with your left hand to make a knot..
  7. Here is your first stitch.
  8. Place it on your left thumb.
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