IMG_1086.jpgI made eleven lucets using my scroll-saw and some sandpaper. They turned out quite well.

They’re for sale on my new Etsy store, Watermountain Studios.

What can you use a lucet for? Making cord or braid, of course. That’s its primary purpose: to weave yarn into a strong cord or braid which resembles the mint family of plants: square stems.

I like braiding cord for various kinds of work that I do. Sometimes I sew it into tailoring projects to bulk out or decorate a seam; sometimes it becomes the handle for a bag or the drawstring for a pair of trousers.

Now you can make similar cord yourself.

One comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.