Tailor`s - Catany, Textile technique, part 7
Lucet is a method of cordmaking or braiding which is believed to date back to the Viking and Medieval periods, when it was used to hang useful items from the belt. Lucet cord is square, strong, and slightly springy. Next pages show more textile tools.
How to Use a Lucet Fork ~ A Tutorial ~ Crystalized Designs
The Lucet Fork tutorial will have you whipping out i-cord like crazy! Learn how to use this amazing tool and what to use i-cord with!
Viking Crafts: A Lucetted Necklace/Scarf
When I was in Norway this summer, I visited the Norsk Folkemuseum to see the famous Stave Church, sample the fresh-made Lefsa and Geitost (goat cheese pronounced “Yay Toast!”) in the museum’s 16th century village, and check out their huge collection of Norwegian and Sami clothing, furniture and weapons. What I didn’t expect to see at this …
Blog - Your First Lucet Cord
Smart, well-written knitting and crochet patterns for beautiful garments. We also offer yarn, unique tools and accessories for women who make their own style.
Ancient to Modern - the Lucet
Hello all - Jenny here. Wanted to take a sec and introduce Cooky Schock. She is a fibers/mixed media artist from San Diego. Former owner of The Shepherdess Bead store - that's how I met her during my tenure there. She is joining the team here at AJE, and you will get a full introduction soon, promise. These "Lucet" things really intrigue me - stop by at Beadfest for demos and more info. Cooky will be next to me at #462 in Artisan's Alley! Here's what she had to say: While researching…
Weaving & Braiding
One range of objects that I am always delighted to make are tools that produce something which will become part of a finished item. Below are a few of these tools, starting with three variations of rigid heddle that I use to produce straps for bags, pouches or decorative detail on garments. The two objects below are the most recent to roll off my work bench. The slotted disc in the background is a version of a kumihimo disc carved from a slice of pine. Kumihimo is a Japanese form of…
Blog - 10 Genius DIY Lucets that will make you want to learn the skill
People are posting their DIY lucets to Facebook and Instagram with the hashtag #7DayLucetChallenge, and the efforts range from super creative repurposing of found objects, to brilliant McGyver hacks, to masterful works of art!
How to make a lucet
If you are anything like me, you want to try something out before you make a commitment to buy. For example, when I first started crocheting, I went to Michaels and bought a Susan Bates hook for a couple of bucks. I didn’t commit to an entire interchangeable system or invest in a handmade hook. You may be interested in trying the lucet, but you just may not be interested in spending $19 plus shipping to find out it's not your thing. So I started taking a look around my house and searching…