Where to Buy Baker's Twine

By Jeri McBryde , last updated January 12, 2012

Baker’s Twine is no longer plain string used to tie up loaves of bread and boxes of pastries in brown paper. Today, baker’s twine comes in a variety of lengths and colors making it the new craft sensation. DIY magazines, including Martha Stewart’s holiday magazines have many holiday projects, using the twine, especially one red/white and one green/white in place of ribbon. There are many places where you can buy baker’s twine.

Michael's Craft Stores

Michael’s Craft Stores carries multicolor Baker Twine from the Martha Stewart Crafts collection. It comes in two spools of each color: red and white, green and white, and brown and white. Each package contains 6 pieces, 10 yards each. The twine can be found in store and on-line at Michael’s website.

Hobby Lobby

Hobby Lobby sells Sew Easy Fancy Floss Baker’s Twine in many colors on line and at their stores. The Baker’ Twine comes in 4 cards. The Secondary card includes Coral Reef, Wintergreen and Lilac. The Primary card colors are Candy Stripe, Lemonade and Blueberry and the Neutral card is made up of Referee, Cream Soda and Slate. The last card is Tertiary with colors, Lollipop, Limeade and Blue Lagoon.

Jo Ann Fabric and Crafts Stores

Jo Ann Fabric and Craft Stores also carry the Sew Easy Fancy Floss Baker’s Twine in the three colors packs at their local stores and online.

Crate & Barrel

Crate & Barrel locations have a large 2,300 feet Baker’s Twine cone in a decorative red and white craft twine that is strong enough to tie up boxes yet is easy to break by hand. Wrap up baked goods or decorate for the holidays.


Amazon.com is another source where you can buy Baker’s Twine. You’ll find many brands and colors of Baker’ Twine including Martha Stewart’s and Regency Baker’s EK Success Multicolor Baker’s Twine comes in 3,360 yard, 4 ply red and white Bakers Packing Twine by Burke Supply is a great buy as is America Retold Red Baker’s Twine’ 10 yard spool.

County Clean Paper Supplies

County Clean Paper Supplies is the place to go to buy Baker’s Twine in many colors and sizes. You’ll fine more than white, green and red striped twine. There’s cones of orange and white, baby blue and white, black and white, brown and white, blue and white, lime green and white, light brown and white, yellow and white as well as Christmas red, green and white. Each cone of 4-ply Bakers twine weights 2 pounds and contains approximately 3400 yards of twine.


The Twinery.com is the place to buy Baker’s Twine that is eco-friendly and made from 100% cotton. It comes in 14 colors twisted with a bright white to set off the unique vibrant twine. You can order a sample pack containing all 14 colors or in single color packs. Visit the Twinery's blog for creative ideas.

Now that you have your baker’s twine what can you do with it? Anything that you would do with ribbon, you can do with baker’s twine. Wrap Christmas packages, tie on gift tags, hang ornaments, make book marks and embellish handmade gifts are just a few uses. There’s nothing like colorful Baker’s Twine to give your gift that special touch.

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