Make your own rope mat

If you have friends who climb or cave, who don't know what to do with their old climbing ropes, here is a way you cn re-cycle them and weave your own rope mat.

Rope mat

This step-by-step guide features a detailed video walkthrough, as well as text based instructions, a printable PDF rope mat template and a list of all the materials required. It is recommended that you use a 40m rope, cut into two 20m lengths for ease of weaving and you can use different coloured ropes to enhance your design. Making your own rope mat is a great activity for wet weekends and it’s easy to get the kids involved as well. Though obviously we would recommend an adult deals with the nails and the hot knife or lighter required to cut the rope.

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How to weave a rope mat


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