applied icord

On garter stitch edge of poncho want to use applied icord; what is the pick up ratio ? Watching you tube it appears that the cast on edge is being used in stitch pickup

Welcome to KH!
If you use the cast on edge, you can usually pick up at one to one. That’s the same ratio that you would use for an I-cord bind off.
Here’s one video which you may have already seen:

And how many people know/remember that I cord started out as/used to be/ should be

Idiot’s Delight - bottom of hard back p 105

Knitting Without Tears My book is 1971. Look up under “cords, knitted” in the index.

There is a picture of four mittens and a ski pole just above the name and how to do.

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Thanks, will search for this book

Indeed. And people constantly spell the author’s name wrongly, including writers and editors at knitting magazines!