3mm 2 ply 100% cotton rope in natural
3mm 100% Recycled Cotton Rope - 500ft spool
3mm 100% Recycled Cotton Rope - 500ft spool
3mm 2 ply 100% cotton rope shown with hand
3mm 2 ply 100% cotton rope in peach
3mm 2 ply 100% cotton rope in copper
3mm 2 ply 100% cotton rope in coral
3mm 2 ply 100% cotton rope in light pink
3mm 2 ply 100% cotton rope in Mint
3mm 2 ply 100% cotton rope in light gray
3mm 2 ply 100% cotton rope in Indigo
3mm 2 ply 100% cotton rope in Black
3mm 2 ply 100% cotton rope in Blush
  • 3mm 100% Recycled Cotton Rope - 500ft spool
  • 3mm 2 ply 100% cotton rope shown with hand

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3mm 100% Recycled Cotton Rope - 500ft spool

$ 28.00

This soft & slender, two ply rope works wonderfully for smaller, more delicate projects like lanyards, earrings and bracelets but is also suitable for plant hangers and home goods! Available in eleven of our favorite colors.*


Now made with 100% Recycled Cotton! We are so excited to be working with a manufacturer that values sustainability.

They've been working tirelessly to provide us with the same quality rope and cord you are used to derived from 100% pre-consumer textile factory waste. In this scenario, pre-consumer waste refers to cotton fiber scraps that textile factories end up with when manufacturing garments and it is recycled before it is used by the consumer. This means that there is still no harmful chemicals used in creating our cotton cord.

Fiber Content: 100% Recycled Oeko Tex Certified Cotton*
Approx. Length500 feet (152 meters)** (see note below)
Diameter:  3 mm (⅛”)
Ply: 2 ply
Dimensions7” x 4.25” (17.8 x 10.8cm)
Weight: 2.4 lbs (1 kg)
Origin: Made in Turkey 
Recommended Skill Level: Beginner and up!


Your purchase supports the National Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation, Inc. 

Want to learn about how our cord is made and who makes it? Read all about it on the Journal!


*As we transition this product to 100% Recycled Pre Consumer Waste Cotton, there are some colors that we have a back stock of non-recycled cotton inventory that we are working through. Our most recent shipment that arrived from our manufacturer was 100% recycled cotton and we are working towards all variants being 100% recycled cotton throughout 2022.

**Lengths are approximate and may vary slightly from spool to spool

***Please note that even though we do our very best to display our colors as accurately as possible, actual colors may vary slightly from what you see on your screen. In addition there may be slight color variation between different manufacturing batches; exact color-matching of older and newer yarn may not be possible.

  • For a chunky, crimped fringe, simply unravel the 2 ply twist. 
  • For a feathery, crimped fringe, unravel the 2 ply twist & then comb out with a
  • What are you knotting up and how can we help you? Craft Help is here to help! Drop us a line with your rope-related query: crafthelp@modernmacrame.com
  • Knot up the Nature Channel Plant Hanger pattern from our book (p. 63)
  • Dress up your dinner party with the Ghost Ranch Place mats pattern from our book (p. 202)

We ship Monday through Friday, except for major holidays. Orders typically ship within 1-2 business days. Please allow for an additional 5 days for shipment during a sale period. 


We make sure to ship every item in the most economical way possible. Shipping rope is expensive because it is HEAVY. We do our best to offer the best rates and most sustainable way to get your package to you. We pack your orders in recycled boxes sealed with recycled paper tape and use biodegradable, recycled poly mailers for your smaller orders.  

Shipping is FREE (within the US) on all orders over $100.

We ship via USPS and UPS domestically. Depending on the carrier and shipping speed you choose, shipping typically takes 2-5 days from the ship date (not the order date). However, carriers can experience unexpected delays outside of our control, so we can’t guarantee delivery timeframes, and can only provide estimates.

  • Expedited shipping: Outside of sale periods, orders placed by 10am will ship the same day. Any orders placed after 10am will ship the following business day
  • International shipping: We offer international shipping via DHL as well as USPS and UPS where available. Please note that shipping times vary and may include potential customs delays. 

Local to Portland, Oregon? We offer free curbside pick up at our warehouse or retail space, you choose which location works best for you! Just choose local pick up at checkout and follow the email instructions to schedule the location, day and time. 


For more information about shipping, returns, etc. please review our Shipping & Returns page. Reach out to us at fulfilled@modernmacrame.com if you have any questions.

Thanks for understanding and for supporting our small, women operated business.

Product Features

Custom Colors

Appealing hues, intentionally selected just for you.

Oeko Tex Certified

Completely free of chemicals and safe for human use.

Super Soft

Soft on the hands and easy to work with.