Tag Archives: French knitting

Cherry knitting spools

Corkwork: Revisiting French knitting, Spool Knitting

I just finished a batch of spool knitters in cherry for a customer.  They are so pretty that I need to keep one for myself.  These are probably the most elegant spool knitters I have ever seen.  Solid. Beautiful. Cherry. Wood. Tantalizing grain. Gleaming.  Satin finish.  Oooh. I want one.  And in case you want […]

Corkwork necklace with big wood beads

Corkwork, Spool Knitting, French Knitting, Lucet … What do you call it? You

When I was a kid we called it “cork work” and I had a kit with a red, yellow and blue spool.  The red spool was long and thin with 4 nails at the top.  The blue spool had eight nails in the top, a very wide hole in the center and took a long […]