It looks great on a person, particularly after it’s shined up, and is just a really sweet, responsive rope that does pretty much whatever I ask of it
Again, this is related to the lack of friction. This is pretty cool because you don’t get bulky, unsightly looking knots. The combination of the lack of weight and the lack of friction means it’s going to slide a bit over skin. Your ties may not stay in exactly the same place as you put them, riding up or down, etc. The second lot of jute I purchased (200 metres, 8 mm) cost a lot more, but I was treating myself to a “savings milestone” so I’m not too upset. It was very good quality and exactly what I wanted (Esinem Jute). If, after practicing a while, you like rope bondage enough to invest more, then look at hemp or jute, processed to be soft. TwistedMonk is great source and buying from othem helps support TheDuchy! You’re going to need knots, which will take a tiny bit longer. It’s not dyeable; you’re stuck with the colour you buy.
It’s very smooth, with almost no tooth, which means a lot less friction, making it a slicker, faster rope. In general, most synthetic ropes are like that, to one level or another. 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:. Pro: Less expensive. Pro: Perfectly fine for most types of bondage (other than suspension).
Because of the tight construction, it also doesn’t tend to “high strand” or deform with strands moving out of place. You don’t need to spend a lot of time maintaining it after the initial treatment. This is pretty cool because you don’t get bulky, unsightly looking knots. Small knots; sits flat over skin. With the core removed, a single hank of it weighs almost nothing. You can carry a lot of it around with you. Once I finally ordered some, I had a very different experience; which just goes to show, the supplier makes a huge difference in the quality of the rope you get. Click here for a full review of the hemp rope I ordered from Twisted Monk.
I wouldn’t use this stuff for bondage at all with the core intact. It’s just stiff and cumbersome and not fun. Jute is similar to hemp in that it has excellent tooth; no issues whatsoever with using hitches etc. Very few knots required. I’m going to go over the kinds of rope pictured above, from left to right. Helpfully, I’ve arranged them from cheapest to most expensive.
Due to that same lack of friction as mentioned above, you can’t really use hitches or friction based means to lock off tension the way you can with natural fibre ropes of greater tooth. You’re going to need knots, which will take a tiny bit longer. Has a really, really nice smell – sort of earthy and warm. Knots are not at all difficult to unpick; because of the compactness of that tight lay, it doesn’t tend to squish and become difficult. Small knots; sits flat over skin. It comes in a range of different colours (I like black). Durability; Tossa Jute can take a lot of use before it begins to wear. Because of the tight construction, it also doesn’t tend to “high strand” or deform with strands moving out of place. Important Factors In Choosing Any Bondage Rope. Let’s face it, price is a factor.