The Perfect Rope for Your Project
Getting the right rope for your project is essential to its success and longevity. Find the project that fits or closely aligns with your task at hand and then look at our suggested ropes and alternatives. Follow our guide below to get exactly what you want out of your rope and project.
Manila provides superior grip as a handrail compared to Cotton Rope and is durable and strong. Cotton rope is soft and strong but requires a coating to protect it from discoloration and does not provide as much grip.
Polypro is great for a rope swing and the outdoors due to its resistance to rot, mold, mildew, and UV rays unlike manila which is more susceptible to the elements. Nylon rope is a good alternative although it can be slippery when gripping.
Traditionally, Cotton Rope is the most common form of rope used for macramé and can sometimes be found in a variety of colors.