What is Ravel Cord?
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What is Ravel Cord?

Ravel cord should always be a hard finished smooth yarn such as silk, crochet cotton, or dress yarns.

  • While silk cord is expensive it can be reused indefinitely and slides out of the stitches quite easily.
  • Crochet cotton is cheap, readily available in many colors, and slides out of the stitches nearly as easily
  • Avoid fuzzy ravel cords as they can Ieave lint in the knitting and are more likely to break as the ravel cord is pulled
  • Choose a color that is markedly different from both the waste yarn and the main yarn.