Twine is a type of cordage (string) made from grass and similar plant fibers.

Primal Lib twine


Craft from two or three plant fibers.

Recipe for twine

Stating with 1.1.56, any item registered as “plantFiber” to Forge’s OreDictionary can be used. Sugar cane is registered as “plantFiber.” If Biomes O’ Plenty integration is enabled in Primal Lib, the following items will also be registered as “plantFiber”: cattail, river cane, reed, root, flax, and tall cattail.


Crafting ingredient. Twine can be used in place of vanilla string in all crafting recipes. Twine is also used by other mods that are built on PrimalLib.

  • Basket Case—Twine can be used to make wicker and baskets.
  • Darkest Before Dawn (in progress)—Twine can be used to make fireboards.

Fuel. Twine can be burned in a furnace for one second (20 ticks).


In the config settings, twine can be tweaked in the following ways:

  • You can prevent twine from being crafted. This will also disable certain basket recipes in Basket Case and prevent you from making fires in Darkest Before Dawn.


Item ID: primallib:twine

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OreDictionary terms: cordage, cordageWeak, string