Personalize your projects using colorful and textured knitted cording made in minutes using the versatile Embellish-Knit!™

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Knit 18 feet of knitted cording in just 10 minutes — even use lightweight fancy yarns!

The Embellish-Knit! automatic spool-knitter, opens up infinite design possibilities by adding I-cord to your knitted, crocheted or sewn projects! This simple, hand-held circular knitting machine uses any lightweight yarn from strands of sewing thread through Caron’s Simply Soft® yarn.

Here are just a few of the possibilities for using cording made on the Embellish-Knit!

  • Fancy or plain cording as a trim to the edgings of afghans and jackets
  • Celtic knots to accent sweaters and pillows
  • Handles and straps on purses
  • Personalized lettering on felted purses, pillows, etc. (wool cording felts exceptionally well)
  • Trims for kids’ hats and sweaters
  • Braids for belts
  • Corded mock-cables
  • Looped and braided scarves
  • Sewn-down accents on sweaters, throws, pillows, accessories, etc.
  • Knotted mesh tote bags
  • Flower accents
  • Jewelry

Types of lightweight yarns you can use on the Embellish-Knit! are:

  • Caron® Simply Soft®
  • Crochet cotton
  • Embroidery floss
  • Needlework yarns
  • Baby-weight yarns
  • Sport- or dk-weight yarns
  • Lightweight fancy yarns including eyelash yarns
  • Lightweight tape or ribbon yarns

Also try:

  • Lightweight, self-striping yarns
  • Cotton, acrylic, wool, alpaca, mohair – lightweight yarns in any fiber
  • Multi-color yarns – they come out in colorful stripes
  • Tweed yarns – with lots of flecks
  • Lightweight fancy yarns
  • Heather yarns
  • Multiple plies of sewing threads, especially rayon threads


The cording by itself can also be knitted, crocheted, knotted, stitched, twisted, braided, beaded, woven and looped.

The Embellish-Knit! comes with:

  • Embellish-Knit! body
  • Special weighted clip
  • Tapestry needle
  • Ball of practice yarn
  • Complete picture instructions
  • Five project patterns