Cord Making for Ply-Split Braiding

Ply-Split Braiding and related techniques require twisted or plied cord rather than braided cord.

Sadly, electric drill powered cord makers are hard to find since Bradshaw Machinery has not made new ones recently.  You can write to Bradshaw directly at
Bradshaw machinery
They may resume making them if there is enough interest.

The best bet is to try Yarnebee on Etsy.
Diana de Visser is the Owner of Yarnebee  Her email is

It is possible to make cords using a Lacis Cord Maker.  This battery operated twister is not great for making many cords, but with some patience, it will do the job.  Search on Google for suppliers or you can find it on



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