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For questions about craft projects that rely on the use of string, twine, cord, or rope.

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What type of string is this?

What kind of string is this at the end of this lanyard? I want to find string like this. It's to attach to a loop.
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Cotton cord super stiffener

I am making a cat bed using macrame cord with Elmer’s Glue-All mixed with water, and a giant beach ball as a model. I want it super stiff so it keeps its shape. What can I use? I should mention I’m ...
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How can I prevent my pom poms made by fork method to not look separated in the middle?

I tried making a pom pom with a fork method several times now, experimenting with different amount of yarn/string and different thicknesses. No matter how I do it, even after trimming they look kinda ...
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Evenly spaced increase

I have a knitting project in which I have 94 stitches on my needle, and I’m supposed to do an evenly spaced increase of 50 to get 144 stitches. I know how to increase, but I do not know if I need to ...
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Attaching a piece of wood to a necklace without drilling

I would like to attach a rectangular piece of wood (without drilling through the wood) to a string to make a necklace. The piece of wood should be attached with a knot to its extremity, and hang ...
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How to make this string art?

I found the adjacent image here, and want to learn how to make this:
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Chirality-neutral string

String and rope are usually composed of a few smaller threads twirled into a larger thread: This causes the resultant string to tend to twist itself one direction more than the other. In addition, ...
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Is there a good technique or tool to keep long macrame threads from getting tangled?

I'm working on a macrame belt, so I need pretty long threads for my project. How can I handle those, without them getting tangled? I've already tried two different things: Just leave them as they ...
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