Tricotin: what it is and how to do step by step with tutorials

Cat tail, Icord, tricotin. There are many names for the same technique, but in the end the result is the same: a piece of wire coated with woolen cord and shaped in the shape of letters and figures.

The technique of making tricotin is very successful abroad and from time to time began to take care of the Brazilian decorations too, especially in children's rooms.

There are different ways of doing tricotin. Some people prefer the traditional method that consists of a loom of four nails, others, however, choose to use their own machine for knitting. This machine has a simple system that works on the basis of a crank and can be purchased over the internet for an average price of $ 118.

Whether with the machine or in the good old manual loom, tricotin is an easy-to-make craftsmanship that can give the one that is renewed in your home. In today's post we will show tutorial videos that teach you in a practical way the step by step how to do tricotin and incredible ideas for you to get inspired and to make yours. Check with us:

How to do tricotin - step by step

Step by step knitting on the nail loom

To begin with let's learn the traditional way of doing tricotin: on nail loom. It is very simple to make a loom and simpler still is to do the tricotin in it. You will need only one piece of wood and four nails. Check out the step by step and start knitting your first cat tail:

Home Knitting Machine

Another option, besides the classic nail loom, is to assemble your own homemade knitting machine. The production process is simple and the end result of tricotin is exactly the same. See the step by step:

How to use the knitting machine or Icord

If you prefer to invest in a knitting machine, that's fine too, but you have to know how to use it correctly. In this video you'll discover how to handle it and essential tips to make that work easier. Check out the video:

Rainbow in tricotin

You've probably seen rainbows made of tricotin out there mostly decorating children's rooms. For in the following video you will learn how to make this figure full of colors and that charms adults and children:

How to make letters with knitting

Another basic use of tricotin is to assemble letters and phrases. You can write whatever you want using the woolen cord, but for this you need to first understand how to shape the knit. The following video explains how, check out:

Finishing for names made in tricotin

Now that you know where and how to make your tricotin, it's time to learn how to finish it. Discover in the following video how to leave your knitting with an impeccable finish:

Christmas tree made in tricotin

How about leaving the Christmas decoration of your home modern and full of style? That's what you'll learn in this video. The tip here is to put together a small Christmas tree with tricotin. You'll love the idea, check it out:

Has the tricotin made its head? Surely this simple, beautiful and super decorative technique has everything to make it even more successful. With that in mind, we selected a gallery with 60 images of original and creative pieces made in tricotin. Get inspired and start today to give your first points on the loom, who knows tricotin does not become your second source of income? Come check with us:

60 tricotin ideas for you to take as inspiration

Picture 1 - What to do with circles in tricotin? A table top, a pot holder, or whatever you prefer.

What to do with tricotin circles? A table top, a pot holder or whatever you prefer

Picture 2 - Between natural cacti and succulents, a well-green one stands out.

Between natural cacti and succulents, a well-being stands out

Picture 3 - The celebrity of the moment, the unicorn, in the tricotin version.

The celebrity of the moment, the unicorn, in the tricotin version

Picture 4 - Hearts of tricotin: good idea for birthday party favors.

Tricotin hearts: good idea for birthday favors

Picture 5 - Passionate heart made in tricotin to decorate the wall.

Passionate heart made in tricotin to decorate the wall

Picture 6 - Three good ideas.

Three good ideas

Picture 7 - To the room of the little Joaquim, a tricotin personalized and in the shape of an Indian hut.

For the little Joaquim's room, a personalized tricotin shaped like an Indian hut

Picture 8 - Colored tricotins to coat cans, did you like the idea?

Colorful tricotins to coat cans, did you like the idea?

Picture 9 - What can come out of the union between tricotin and origami? See the image below.

What can come out of the union between tricotin and origami? See the image below

Picture 10 - Tricotin to decorate the work environment.

Tricotin to decorate the work environment

Picture 11 - An entire Christmas tree decorated with tricotine ornaments.

A whole Christmas tree decorated with tricotin ornaments

Picture 12 - How about a Mickey Mouse in knitting?

How about a Mickey Mouse in knitting?

Image 13 - The llama also gained a place here.

The llama has also won a place here.

Picture 14 - The simple form in the tricotin reveals a delicate elephant.

The simple form in the tricotin reveals a delicate little elephant

Image 15 - Hut and arrows for the little Indian.

Hut and arrows for the little Indian

Image 16 - A tropical decoration based on the knitting technique.

A tropical decoration based on the tricotin technique

Picture 17 - Of course the boho style decoration would not be out of the trend of knitting.

Of course, the boho style decoration would not stay out of the trend of knitting

Picture 18 - Hangers! Why not?

Hangers! Why not?

Picture 19 - Use a metallized or glossy line to make your tricotin more glamorous.

Use a metallized or glossy line to make your tricotin look more glamorous

Image 20 - Here, the complement of the tricotin are the wool pompoms.

Tricotin: what it is and how to do step by step with tutorials

Picture 21 - An angel named Sophia; the tricotin who said!

An angel named Sophia; the tricotin who said!

Image 22 - The right message for the entrance hall.

The right message for the lobby

Picture 23 - Stars of tricotin to place where you want.

Tricotin stars to place where you want

Picture 24 - Decorate covers of notebooks, calendars and handouts with knitting.

Decorate covers of notebooks, diaries and handouts with knitting

Picture 25 - Smile! After all, leaving the house more beautiful is easy with knitting.

Smile! After all, leaving the house more beautiful is easy with knitting

Figure 26 - Solve the problem of exposed wires with tricotin.

Tricotin: what it is and how to do step by step with tutorials

Image 27 - Balloons and clouds of tricotin.

Balloons and clouds of tricotin

Image 28 - The "filling" of the pineapple of tricotin was made with crochet.

The stuffing of the tricotin pineapple was crocheted

Picture 29 - The one of the flamingo also; the bird still features mini pearl applications.

Flamingo's too; the bird still has applications of mini pearls

Picture 30 - A simple sign on the rustic wall just to give that extra touch in the decor.

A simple sign on the rustic wall just to give that extra touch in the decor

Image 31 - Valentine initials in the heart of tricotin.

Valentine initials in the heart of tricotin

Image 32 - The technique calls cat's tail, but here it could well be called a monkey's tail.

The technique calls cat's tail, but here it could well be called a monkey's tail

Picture 33 - The delicacy of the hummingbird represented in the simple silhouette of the knitting.

The delicacy of the hummingbird represented in the simple silhouette of the tricotin

Image 34 - To fulfill all desires.

To fulfill all desires

Picture 35 - Do not forget to feed the giraffe.

Do not Forget Giraffe Feeding

Picture 36 - The fluffy bunny of tricotin won a pompom's tail.

The cute tricotin bunny got a pompom's tail

Image 37 - Name in the cloud: the most classic and usual version of tricotin.

Cloud name: the most classic and usual version of tricotin

Picture 38 - Flowers, birds and leaves: reinvent nature in the points of the loom.

Flowers, birds and leaves: reinvent nature at the loom points

Picture 39 - Tricotin and natural fibers, a perfect match.

Tricotin and natural fibers, a perfect match

Picture 40 - Balloons of tricotin for the birthday party.

Balloons for birthday party tricotin

Picture 41 - An angel with right up to the halo.

An angel with a right up to the halo

Picture 42 - Tricotin two colors.

Tricotin: what it is and how to do step by step with tutorials

Picture 43 - Who does not remember this nice little lion?

Who does not remember that nice little lion?

Picture 44 - Simple, very simple to be done, but with an incredible look.

Simple, very simple to be done, but with an incredible look

Image 45 - Tricotin fox.

Tricotin fox

Picture 46 - And how about a tricotin curtain?

How about a tricotin curtain?

Picture 47 - You can create pictures using the technique of tricotin.

Can create frames using the tricotin technique

Image 48 - Here, the tricotin has turned into a crying cloud.

Here, tricotin has turned into a crying cloud

Image 49 - Smoke squadron!

Smoke Squadron!

Picture 50 - Lightning bolts, same as the favorite superhero.

Rays, same as the favorite superhero

Picture 51 - A cheerful, colorful and fun Mary!

A cheerful, colorful and fun Mary!

Picture 52 - Dream high and travel in the imagination as you join the points of your knitting.

Dream high and travel in the imagination while uniting the points of your knitting

Picture 53 - Beautiful calligraphy for knitting is also important.

Beautiful calligraphy for knitting is also important.

Image 54 - The idea here was to put the tree tricotin on the wall.

The idea here was to put the tricotin tree on the wall

Picture 55 - Life is beautiful and can get even more with the tricotin pieces.

Life is beautiful and can get even more with the knitting pieces

Image 56 - A simple tricotin applique and voilà ... you get a brand new nécessaire.

A simple applique of tricotin and voilà ... you get a brand new nécessaire

Image 57 - You can use tricotin applications on clothing too, look.

You can use tricotin applications on clothing too, look

Picture 58 - Dream big, but do not forget to give the finishing in the tricotin.

Dream big, but do not forget to give the finishing in knitting

Image 59 - Learning numerals with the charming help of tricotin.

Learning the numerals with the charming help of tricotin

Image 60 - Air ballerinas, dragonflies, have won a lovely version in tricotin.

The air dancers, the dragonflies, have won a lovely version in tricotin

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