Basic Turn Cord

This is the cord that most people learn first.  It's super sturdy and versatile.

Use it as a drawstring for a bag project, as a shoelace, or as any kind of tie. (They're used here to help wrap a present.) You can even tie them in knots and use them as buttons for your projects.

Once you get the hang of it, it's totally meditative work.  Take a look at our general tips on the lucet home page.  We've included a cheat sheet and a video below to get you started.


If you've never used a lucet before, grab one of our gorgeous Wool Tree Lucets and follow along with the "How To" video below: