Some articles on nylon thread:
... Both stitches are done using either fishing line (most popular brand fireline) or nylon thread (most popular brand nymo) ... better to right angle weave because it is stiffer than nylon thread, so holds the beads in a tighter arrangement and does not easily break when tugged upon ... On the other hand, nylon thread is more suited to peyote stitch because it is softer and more pliable than fishing line, which permits the beads of the stitch to sit straight without undue tension bending the ...
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