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Hemp

Hemp is perfect for marcrame or other knotting activities. Its roughness holds knots well and also adds a very natural look to your designs. We recommend using a bit of adhesive such as GS Hypo Cement on your beginning and end knots—just in case! ☺ We carry the two most common weights: 10lb (approx 0.5mm) and 20lb (approx 1mm). The weights refer to the rope’s test strength (how much weight it can bear).

Using the Half Square Knot

The half square knot gives the effect of flat twisted ribbon. If you already know the square...

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Snow Falling Necklace

These keishi pearls reminded me of drifts of snow made in the woods by our house. Naturally I...

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D.I.Y. Tassels

I have been seeing tassels everywhere in jewelry, from the runways to fashion magazines to shops...

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