Price: Good jute tends to be fairly pricey
Nowhere near as pricey as the better natural fibre ropes, but it’s further up there than the previously mentioned ropes. The same goes for this as the other synthetic ropes with regards to friction; you will need to use knots. What type of rope is best for you? I have some recommendations above, under “What type of rope should I use? ”, but here are some qualtiies that will let you understand why I made those recommendations and let you better decide for yourself. “Natural Fiber” Ropes:. It’s not dyeable; you’re stuck with the colour you buy. The combination of the lack of weight and the lack of friction means it’s going to slide a bit over skin. I’d recommend 1/4? Cotton “Sash Cord”. It is a natural fiber, so it has decent “tooth” (enough friction so that knots will hold well without special consideration). That said, spending a bit of time breaking in your rope isn’t really that onerous. 5 millimetre tossa jute.
It is considerably stronger than the Zen rope I just mentioned; and again, is rated. Apparently it is often used as boat rope, so I’d say it’s fairly hardwearing and durable. Approximately 100 metres left of my Precious. Again, when washed, boiled etc it tends to degrade. Jute rope is another favourite of shibari enthusiasts, and is extremely popular for bondage rope. Somewhat pricey, it comes in a variety of lays (“lay” refers to how tightly it’s twisted together).
Bondage Rope: What Kind Of Rope Is Best For Bondage? Bondage rope and what kind of rope is best for bondage? This is the kind of question I come across all the time on rope bondage groups and at beginners workshops. I can’t give you as thorough a break down on it, but I made some observations. Nylon at Bunnings. Wasn’t terribly expensive; maybe 15 dollars for a bundle? I wouldn’t use this stuff for bondage at all with the core intact. Summary:. Hemp will do the job, and do it well – but you might want to source it from a known and trusted supplier, as opposed to an anonymous source (a “learn from my mistakes” moment! ) I’ve found hemp to be very different depending on where I got it from – and my Twisted Monk stuff is actually really up there.
I had my Zen rope for quick synthetic ties, and I later moved on to focus on natural fibres. However, I snapped a couple of pictures of it while I was at Bunnings. Which is basically incredibly soft and smooth, but with enough solidity and weight to it to give it a real feeling of authority when you put it around someone’s wrists, legs, what have you. It feels basically like nylon rope, but is nowhere near as pricey. The same goes for this as the other synthetic ropes with regards to friction; you will need to use knots. Summary:.
I was in an experimental mood, so I bought some and took it home with me. Wasn’t terribly expensive; maybe 15 dollars for a bundle? Many may be satisfied with cotton. And tastes and priorities may change, which is cool. It’s not dyeable; you’re stuck with the colour you buy. The combination of the lack of weight and the lack of friction means it’s going to slide a bit over skin. Sometimes even scars, if the rope is thin enough and the pressure is applied forcefully enough. I recommend rope of 5 millimeters or above for safety reasons. Bondage Rope: Types of Rope Used In Bondage. Cheap cotton braid.