2 Strand Cord - Tutorial (Video)

1/14/20241 min read

Crocheting with two strands of yarn simultaneously, also known as double-strand crocheting or crocheting with two strands held together, can provide extra strength to your project, making it more durable over time. This is especially useful for items like bags, rugs, or things that will be used often.

Choose two strands of yarn in the same color for a uniform look or different colors for a contrasting effect. The yarn weight and fiber content should be the same for both strands.

Instructions for crocheting a 2-strand cord:

  1. Begin by making a slip knot, holding both strands together.

  2. Take the short yarn tail and wrap it around the crochet hook, moving it away from you.

  3. Yarn over and pull through two loops on the hook.

  4. Repeat these steps until you reach your desired length.


  1. Maintain even tension on both strands to create a uniform and balanced cord.

  2. Try using contrasting colors or different textures to add visual interest to your cord.

  3. If you want a thicker cord, you can use thicker yarn or increase the number of strands.

Creating a 2-strand crochet cord is a versatile technique that can be applied to various projects, including drawstrings, handles, or decorative elements in larger crochet pieces. It's a great way to add dimension and interest to your crochet work.

Now, let's jump into the video to learn how to make a 2-strand cord. This is a quick and easy tutorial so you can easily understand the process.

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