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Jute Rope

jute-ropeOur Jute rope is available in 6mm – 12mm diameters.

Commonly used in gardening, tying and bundling, handicraft and decorative projects.

It is softer, less course and more flexible than natural Sisal and Manila, but also less durable. Jute rope is naturally sandy brown but can easily be dyed using fabric dye.

Key properties at a glance: 

  • Traditional decorative rope
  • Natural biodegradable fibres
  • Poor abrasion, water and rot resistance
  • Store in a cool dry place
  • Very good knot stability

Related: Manila, Hemp, SisalSynthetic Hemp 

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Jute Technical Details


Resistance Description
UV resistance Good
Abrasion resistance Poor
Rot and mouldNo
HeatNatural heat resistant properties 


ConstructionTwisted 3-strand natural fibre. Constructed from long, soft, shiny vegetable fibres spun into course, strong threads. Jute is a shrub from the family Malvaceae
Appearance Sandy brown. Organic, traditional look
FeelSoft to touch. Not course or fibrous. Fuzzy, hairy surface
Handling Supple & flexible. Softer than Hemp. Fibres will also soften and wear further over time. May dry hands out with prolonged use
Strength (dry)

Breaking strength is approx 20% lower than Manila. Not used for lifting. Suitable if strength is not the primary requirement

Stretch (elasticity)Low
Performance in waterSinks, absorbs water and will weaken when wet
Biodegradable Yes
StorageDry only environments
Knot retentionVery good
Can be dyed?Yes, a wide range of colours using fabric dye
Additional treatmentCan be treated with mineral oil to keep flexible and preserve lifespan



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