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CHINESE KNOTTING CORD - BRAIDED NYLON CORD <LARGER SIZES > MICRO SIZES Page 2
Chinese Knotting Cord - Many Sizes
Chinese Knotting Cord, Extra Fine - 0.7mm to 2mm in diameter
Chinese Knotting Cord - Skeins
Chinese Knotting Cord Spools

Chinese Knotting Cord is available in many sizes from 0.4mm to 2mm in diameter. It is braided nylon with a center core and does not have any twist. It is great for Chinese and Japanese ornamental knotting. It can also be used for cording for pendants and amulets, for necklaces and earrings. It is a good choice for floating sliding square knot closures for necklaces and bracelets, for stringing antique beads with large holes, for braiding, kumihimo and square knot bracelets. It can be intermixed with other cords such as C-Lon Cords or used for micro macrame by itself. It is an excellent choice for Shambhala Bracelets. > See Shambhala Bracelet Kits.

Thread Burners - Recommended over lighters for burning the ends. All the Chinese Knotting Cord below have a center core made of nylon, so they are fusible and the ends can be melted. The thread burner are precise and lessen the chance of damaging the work. Regardless be careful not to get burned, work in a well ventilated area and keep the thread burner away from children. > Tools

Many Sizes - 2mm, HDQ, Medium 1.2-1.5mm in diameter, Fine 0.8mm in diameter, 1mm, Extra Fine 0.7mm and the Micro Sizes 0.6mm to 0.4mm. These braids are smooth, soft and flexible with a center core to keep them rounded and increase their firmness and stretch resistance. The diameter are hard to measure exactly as the cord is squeezable. Not sure about the size you need? > See close up pictures of all the sizes or > Order Samples

Personal Note - Many years ago a customer asked me to re-knot a Chinese belt with carved jade pieces and beads into a neckpiece. 256 Chinese button knots later done with extra fine Chinese knotting cord, I had this knot memorized and could do it in my sleep... The Chinese knotting cord is great for making square knot bracelets with large beads and sliding square knot closure for adjustable cording. Supply is not always available, dye lots changes are noticeable - so order accordingly.

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18 Colors
28 Colors
18 Colors
34 Colors
75+ Colors
6 colors

Skeins - The Medium and Fine weight come on 82 yd skeins or 10 yd bobbins. Buying Skeins? > Read Tips on How to Unwind Skeins

Colors - Dye lot vary. Colors with the same names and color code are usually the same, but dye lots sometimes shift noticeably. When a color shift is strong, a new color is created or a number is added making it clear that two dye lots are available.

Yardage to Meter - 5 yd = 4.5 m | 10 yd = 9 m | 82 yd = 75 m | Spools in yards/meters. Bobbins wound in USA.

2mm Weight ~ 2 mm Ø
$2.75 - 5 yd bobbins | $5.00 - 10 yd bobbins | $29.00 - 110 yd/100 m spool
Jewelry quality. Braided evenly. Matte cord finish. Good for project requiring a heavier cord.
Many of the colors match the HDQ, NewFine Weight and H Size. Made in China.

This is the best cord in larger diameter I have seen. All others I found so far look like shoe laces or parachute cord.

Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-2mm-101
CHKC-2mm-104
 
CHKC-2mm-384
 
Black
White
 
Poppy Red
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord  
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
  0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-2mm-516
 
CHKC-2mm-819
 
CHKC-2mm-922
Lapis
 
Dark Chocolate
 
Golden Sun
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Medium Weight ~ 1.2-1.5 mm Ø
$3.75 - 10 yd bobbin | $18.00 - 82 yd skein
This size has been around for a long time. It is the classic weight for shambhala bracelets.
The color matches the Fine Weight ~ 0.8mm listed below.
Made in China.
Buying Skeins? > Read Tips on How to Unwind Skeins
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
 
CHKC-MED-BK
CHKC-MED-DKGR
CHKC-MED-LTGR
CHKC-MED-WH
 
Black
Dark Grey
Light Grey
White
 
 

 
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
 
CHKC-MED-OWH
CHKC-MED-LTBG
CHKC-MED-BG
CHKC-MED-BR
 
Off White
Light Beige
Beige
Brown
 
 
 
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-MED-GAR
CHKC-MED-R
CHKC-MED-PK
CHKC-MED-O
CHKC-MED-PU
Garnet
Red
Pink
Orchid
Purple
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-MED-LB
CHKC-MED-BLU
CHKC-MED-G
CHKC-MED-G
CHKC-MED-OL
Light Blue
Blue
Green (darker)
Green (brighter)
Olive
 
High Density Quality Braid ~ 1.2mm-1.5mm
$3.75 - 10 yd bobbin | $30.00 - 158 yd/145 m spool
This cord has a high count of braiding elements per inch. The braiding elements are fine and cross each other closely.
Thinner than the Medium Weight, but more tightly braided and dense, rounder and a bit stiffer, so it knots to the same size.
Matte cord finish. Dense cord. Holds knots well with nice grip. Made in China.
Many of the colors match the 2mm, NewFine Weight and Micro Size H.

Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-HDQ-101
CHKC-HDQ-104
CHKC-HDQ-201
 
CHKC-HDQ-384
Black
White
Pearl Grey
 
Poppy Red
 
 
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord 0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord  
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-HDQ-313
CHKC-HDQ-323
 
CHKC-HDQ-389.1
CHKC-HDQ-409
Satin Pink
Chinese Coral
 
Burgundy
Grape
 
 
 
0.4 mm Chinese Knotting Cord Chinese Knotting Cord
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord 0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-HDQ-421
CHKC-HDQ-426
CHKC-HDQ-427
CHKC-HDQ-508
CHKC-HDQ-514
Lt Orchid
Purple
Amethyst
Imperial Blue
Azure
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
  Chinese Knotting Cord  
CHKC-HDQ-542
CHKC-HDQ-546
 
CHKC-HDQ-518
 
Aqua
Cyan
 
Midnight
 
 
 
 
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
  0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord   0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-HDQ-603.1
 
CHKC-HDQ-645
 
CHKC-HDQ-619
Verdigris
 
Peridot
 
Deep Forest
 
 
   
 
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord  
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-HDQ-713
 
CHKC-HDQ.724
CHKC-HDQ.-746
CHKC-HDQ-819.9
Curry
 
Saffron NEW
Star Anise NEW
Noir de Cacao
 
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord   0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-HDQ-921
CHKC-HDQ-922
CHKC-HDQ-933
 
CHKC-HDQ-966 FLUO
Golden Yellow
Golden Sun
Electric Orange
 
Neon Orange
 
 
 
0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord 0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord 0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord 0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-HDQ-911 FLUO
CHKC-HDQ-666 FLUO
CHKC-HDQ-333 FLUO
CHKC-HDQ-369 FLUO
CHKC-HDQ-999.1
Yellow Glo
Fluo Key Lime
Pink-a-Go-Go
Hot Pink
Fluo Mix
 
1 mm Weight ~ 1 mm Ø
$3.25 - 10 yd bobbin | $16.00 - 130 yd/119 m spool
Made in Taiwan. The cord has a low sheen and holds knots well.
Many of the colors match the Extra Fine and Micro Sizes E & F.
The diameter of this cord is a bit thinner than the Medium Weight, however it is tightly braided, rounder and a bit stiffer.

Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-1mm-BK
CHKC-1mm-STGR
CHKC-1mm-GR
CHKC-1mm-WH
CHKC-1mm-PR
Black
Steel Grey
Grey
White
Poppy Red
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-1mm-CR
CHKC-1mm-BU
 
CHKC-1mm-319
CHKC-1mm-CER
Cranberry
Burgundy
 
Rhubarb NEW
Cerise
 
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-1mm-PKB
CHKC-GEG-1mm
CHKC-LO-1mm
CHKC-PU-1mm
CHKC-IB-1mm
Pink Blossom
Geisha Gown
Light Orchid
Purple
Imperial Blue
Chinese Knotting Cord
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-AQ-1mm
 
CHKC-CY-1mm
 
CHKC-MID-1mm
Aqua
 
Cyan
 
Midnight
 
 
 
 
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
 
CHKC-1mm-608
 
CHKC-1mm-603
CHKC-1mm-606
 
Marina
 
Verdigris
Dark Teal
 
 
 
 
Chinese Knotting Cord Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-NJ-1mm
CHKC-1mm-625
CHKC-1mm-657
CHKC-PER-1mm
CHKC-FG-1mm
New Jade
Fern
Bonsai Green NEW
Peridot
Forest Green
Chinese Knotting Cord
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-CH-1mm
CHKC-1mm-752
CHKC-1mm-753
CHKC-WT-1mm
CHKC-1mm-725
Champagne
Champagne 2 NEW
Champagne 3 NEW
Wheat
Chai NEW
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord 0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord Chinese Knotting Cord Chinese Knotting Cord
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-1mm-824
CHKC-1mm-806
CHKC-DKBR-1mm
CHKC-CHO-1mm
CHKC-1mm-838
Ginger
Sepia NEW
Dark Brown
Chocolate
Henna
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord 0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord 0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-CU-XF
CHKC-VA-1mm
CHKC-1mm-921 NEW
CHKC-1mm-922 NEW
CHKC-1mm-929 NEW
Curry
Vanilla
Golden Yellow
Golden Sun
Tangelo
 
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord  
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
 
CHKC-1mm-333 FLUO
CHKC-1mm-363 FLUO
 
CHKC-1mm-999 FLUO
 
Pink A-Go-Go
Neon Pink NEW
 
Fluo Mix
 
 
 
 
 
Fine Weight ~ 0.8 mm Ø
$2.75 - 10 yd bobbin | $15.00 - 82 yard skein
This size has been around for a long time. It is a great weight for cording going through beads for shambhala bracelets.
The color matches the Medium Weight listed above. Made in China.
Additional colors of similar weight can be found in the NewFine Weight listed below.

Buying Skeins? > Read Tips on How to Unwind Skeins
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
 
CHKC-FINE-BK
CHKC-FINE-DKGR
CHKC-FINE-LTGR
CHKC-FINE-WH
 
Black
Dark Grey
Light Grey
White
 
 
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
 
CHKC-FINE-OWH
CHKC-FINE-LBG
CHKC-FINE-BG
CHKC-FINE-BR
 
Off White
Light Beige
Beige
Brown
 
 
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-FINE-GAR
CHKC-FINE-R
CHKC-FINE-PK
CHKC-FINE-O
CHKC-FINE-PU
Garnet
Red
Pink
Orchid
Purple
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
 
CHKC-FINE-LB
CHKC-FINE-BLU
CHKC-FINE-G
CHKC-FINE-OL
 
Light Blue
Blue
Green
Olive
 
 
 
 
New Fine Weight ~ 0.8 mm Ø

$2.75 - 10 yd bobbin | $30.00 - 328 yd/300 m spool
These following cord comes on spools and are similar in thickness and density as the Fine listed above.
Many of the colors match the 2mm, HDQ Weight and Micro Size H.
Even braid quality. Matte cord finish. Made in China.

Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-NFine-101
CHKC-NFine-104
CHKC-NFine-201.5
 
CHKC-NFine-384
Black
White
Pearl Grey
 
Poppy Red
 
 
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord   0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord 0.4 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-NFine-389.1
 
CHKC-NFine-329
CHKC-NFine-421
 
Burgundy
 
Deep Purple
Light Orchid
 
 
 
 
 
0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord Chinese Knotting Cord Chinese Knotting Cord   0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-NFine-508
CHKC-NFine-542
CHKC-NFine-546
 
CHKC-NFine-516
Imperial Blue
Aqua
Cyan
 
Lapis
 
 
Chinese Knotting Cord   0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord 0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord  
CHKC-NFine-852
 
CHKC-NFine-612
CHKC-NFine-619
 
Champagne NEW
 
Sea Green NEW
Deep Forest
 
 
 
 
 
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord   0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord 0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord 0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-NFine-713
 
CHKC-NFine-746
CHKC-NFine-838
CHKC-NFine-819.5
Curry
 
Star Anise NEW
Henna
Dark Chocolate
 
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord   0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-NFine-921
CHKC-NFine-922
CHKC-NFine-933
 
CHKC-NFine-966 FLUO
Golden Yellow
Golden Sun
Electric Orange
 
Neon Orange
 
 
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord 0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord 0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord 0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-NFine-333 FLUO
CHKC-NFine-369 FLUO
CHKC-NFine-911 FLUO
CHKC-NFine-666 FLUO
CHKC-NFine-999 FLUO
Pink-a-Go-Go
Hot Pink
Yellow Glo
Fluo Key Lime
Fluo Mix

 
Extra Fine Weight ~ 0.7 mm Ø
$2.75 - 10 yd bobbin | $14.00 - 90 yd/82 m spool
Made in Taiwan. The cord has a low sheen and holds knots well.
Many of the colors match the 1mm and Micro Sizes E & F.
The diameter of this cord is a bit thinner than the Fine Weight, however it is tightly woven and stiffer.

Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-XF-BK
CHKC-XF-GR
CHKC-XF-WH
CHKC-XF-PO
CHKC-XF-BU
Black
Grey
White
Poppy Red
Burgundy
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-CR-XF
CHKC-PKB-XF
CHKC-316-XF
CHKC-XF-315
CHKC-XF-325
Cranberry
Pink Blossom
Geisha Gown
China Pink
Dynasty Magenta
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-XF-PU
CHKC-XF-LO
CHKC-XF-IB
CHKC-XF-511.5
CHKC-XF-518
Purple
Light Orchid
Imperial Blue
Pale Dawn
Midnight
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
0.6 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-XF-542
CHKC-XF-546
CHKC-XF-603
CHKC-XF-605
CHKC-XF-DKG
Aqua
Cyan
Verdigris
Teal
Dark Green LE
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-XF-635
CHKC-XF-NJ
CHKC-XF-PER
CHKC-XF-659
CHKC-XF-FG
Apple Green
New Jade
Peridot
Dark Fern
Forest Green LE
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
  0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-XF-CH
CHKC-XF-WT
 
CHKC-XF-727
CHKC-XF-815 *
Champagne
Wheat
 
Chai NEW
Brown
 
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
  0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord  
Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-XF-CU
 
CHKC-XF-824
 
CHKC-XF-DKBR
Curry
 
Ginger NEW
 
Dark Brown
 
 
 
 
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
Chinese Knotting Cord
0.4 mm Chinese Knotting Cord 0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
CHKC-XF-733
CHKC-XF-912
CHKC-XF-921
CHKC-XF-925
CHKC-XF-929
Lemon Frosting
Lemon
Golden Yellow
Mandarin
Tangelo
   
0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
  0.5 mm Chinese Knotting Cord
   
CHKC-XF-363 FLUO
 
CHKC-XF-999 FLUO
   
Neon Pink
 
Fluo Mix
   
 
   
 
 
SAMPLE CARDS
Order Chinese Knotting Cord Sample Cards - $0.25 - 1 Sample per size on 1 card
2mm, HDQ + NewFine   Medium, Fine & Extra Fine + 1mm Micro Sizes: Size E, F, G + H
 

CHINESE KNOTTING CORD - BRAIDED NYLON CORD <Larger Sizes> MICRO SIZES Page 2

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