This decorative cord is easy to crochet as it uses only single crochet stitches! It makes a strong flattened non-stretchy braid with many applications, for example: jewellery, a narrow belt, or a strap for a small bag or purse.
I used this cord to make my Crochet Braid Bracelet (you can find the free pattern for these bracelets at www.planetjune.com/braidbracelet):
My method is a simplified variation of the cord used to make Romanian Point Lace. Please note: if you’re looking for instructions for Romanian Point Lace cord, this is *not* how to make it!
And now to the video tutorial for my basic cord (in right- and left-handed versions, of course):
There are lots of uses for a cord like this. Here are a few, off the top of my head:
Or, if you’d like to get even more creative:
I’m sure you can think of lots more! I hope you’ll let me know what additional uses you come up with for this cord…
Happy cord making!
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