DESIGN ORIGINALS-Making Jewelry With A French Knitter. Using a variety of materials and a French knitter tool, you will learn to create simple yet elegant jewelry and accessories. The tool allows you to make jewelry in a variety of thicknesses and add complexity to your pieces. Complete instructions and some history about the tool are included to help get you started in making nine great projects in easy-to-follow simple steps. Different materials including yarn, nylon, embroidery thread, and wire can be used, as well as an assortment of beads. This technique is fun for crafters of all ages! Author: Carol Porter. Softcover, 19 pages. Published 2012. Made in USA.