5 Differences Between Single Thread And Double Thread Wayuu Bags
You’ll find all different types of quality when it comes to buying Wayuu bags. At first, it might be hard to tell the difference between one quality and the other and so it might not seem worth it to pay more.
Especially when a single thread bag is twice the price as a double thread bag, why pay more?
If you’re curious and you want to be able to tell the difference between single thread and double thread Wayuu bags, here are a few pointers to help you out.
1. The Weight
Double thread Wayuu bags are usually much heavier than single thread Wayuu bags. Double thread Wayuu bags weigh approximately 550 to 580 g. While the same size Single thread Wayuu bag will weigh around 210 to 230 g.
2. The Crochet Stitch
Of course, the crochet stitch is what makes the single thread Wayuu bags different from double thread Wayuu bags. The crochet stitch of a double thread usually looks much larger than a single thread stitch.
3. The Strap
Double thread Wayuu bags usually have a certain type of strap while single thread Wayuu bags have another type of strap.
Double thread Wayuu bag straps are usually a little bit stretchy while single thread Wayuu bag straps have absolutely no stretch to them.
4. The Drawstring
Double thread and single thread Wayuu bags also have different types of drawstrings. Double thread bags will usually have two types of drawstrings. One which I call braided and the other which I call twisty. Single thread wayuu bag drawstrings have a bit more work put into them. See the picture below.
5. The Price
The most obvious way to tell the difference between double thread Wayuu bags single thread Wayuu bags is the price.
A single thread wayuu bag can cost you anywhere between P3,500 to P6,000.
A double thread Wayuu bag can cost anywhere from P2,500 to P3,500 depending on its finishings, design and size.
A double thread Wayuu bag will cost less than a single thread Wayuu bags as they take half the time to make.