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By any name

Here is what I am using to make the cord for the bag handles:


It is a Pony French Knitter also called knitty knobby, knitting nancy, spool knitter…. The instructions that came with the thingummy weren’t too clear, but I found this excellent site with pictures and stuff.

Here is what the cord looks like. Magic, isn’t it?


Best of all, this toy is Made in India and for a change, it is actually available here. *clap vigorously* I got it for Rs 42 on my last trip to Hyderabad. (And yes, I do have rather a lot of lines on my palms.)

2 thoughts on “By any name

  1. Wow, that IS magic. I may have to find me one of those!

  2. […] For the cord I used the Lobster stitch, and it is a bit too thick for the purpose, so I am now making the Parallel Chain cord found at the same tutorial for a thinner cord. The handle was supposed to be a knitted I-cord, but I cheated and used my trusty I-cord maker instead and whipped it up much faster than I would have on needles. […]

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