I-cord in knitting is usually used to make long rope or tube motifs for knitting decoration. Although it looks complicated, it is actually not too difficult to make this I-cord. Follow the following steps of crochet icord pattern how to make. You will need to prepare two double pointed needles. And all you need to do is making the cast on (initial stitch), knit (prick up) and the bind off.
First, take a needle and start making the cast on (you will usually need to make three or four stitches. Next, you should knit the first row, but remember not to turn the knit. Slide stitches to the other end of the needle, but still on the same needle. The third step that you need to do is to take the second double pointed needle and then knit with the position of the thread roll is at the last stitches. Repeat the steps above until you get the desired I-cord length, then you can bind it off, or continue knitting according to the pattern.
You can also use a single-pointed knitting needle, to make this I-cord pattern. The process is actually quite similar, except that after knitting one line, you need to remove the stitches from the needle, and return the position, then insert it again into the needle in an upside down position.