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Twine: Rug Warps, Macrame and Crochet

Twine for Craft Projects

Interested in macrame or crochet? Thread Collective offers twine yarns you can use for plenty of craft projects. We have options from Seine Twine from Maurice Brassard, Twines from Finland from Molla and Liina and fine twines made from Australian cotton by Ada Fibres. Available in many colours and sizes.

What is Twine?

Twine is a versatile material that has been used for various crafts and projects for centuries. It is made by twisting together two or more strands of natural or synthetic fibres, creating a strong and durable cord that can be used for a variety of purposes. One of the most popular uses for twine is rug weaving, where it is used as a warp to create a sturdy base for the rug. Twine can also be used in macrame and crochet projects, where its strength and durability make it a great choice for creating intricate knots and patterns.

Using Twine for Rug Weaving

Twine is used as the warp, or framework, in the weaving of rugs. The rug's pattern is then added using the weft, which is the yarn or other material weaved over and beneath the warp strands. Due to its strength and ability to bear the tension brought on by the weaving process, twine is a fantastic material to employ as a warp. Additionally, it gives the rug a solid foundation, which is necessary to keep it flat and prevent warping or distortion over time.

Using Twine for Macrame and Crochet

Twine can be used to make a number of decorative items in crochet and macrame as well. A few examples include wall hangings, plant hangers, and bags. Twine is available in a variety of colours and textures to fit any crochet or macrame project, and its strength and durability make it a wonderful choice for making knots and other intricate patterns. Twine is a flexible material that can be used to make a range of lovely and useful products, regardless of your level of craft experience.

Buy Twine Online in Australia

Browse our range of twines to use as rug warps, macrame-making, and crocheting. We have twins from Suomen Lanka, Ada Fibres, and more. If you can't find what you are looking for, feel free to drop us a line and we'll be happy to provide you with assistance.