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Hemp or Jute? Which should I choose?

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Hemp: Strong Becomes very soft and smooth Lasts forever Tooth of the rope holds knots well Heavy Has a little stretch Washable Jute: Moves quickly and smoothly when tying No stretch Unrivaled tooth for frictions and knots Traditional rope of Japanese style bondage Lasts about a year with weekly use Becomes soft but always a bit scratchy Half the strength of hemp Half the weight of hemp

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About jute rope

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What do the numbers mean on the jute rope? Or, way more about jute than you really wanted to know. deGiotto Rope - What do the numbers on jute rope/yarn mean? from deGiotto Rope on Vimeo. In short, jute designations such as 12/1 refer to the thickness of the yarn used to make the rope. The larger the number in front of the slash, the thicker the yarn. 12/1 is a thicker yarn than 8/1. The number after the slash is the number of plies in the yarn. 12/1 is a single-ply yarn. 10/2 is a 2-ply or double-ply yarn....

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Rope Care Videos

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More videos, including Giotto's Shibari Tutorials  

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Shibari Tutorial Videos

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A full course of lessons to begin your journey into Shibari.  Giotto will show everything you need to get started with confidence and style.  These videos are high quality and professionally made.

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About Us

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Like most great ideas, deGiotto rope started in a garage. Back in 2009

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