Fishermen and other seamen need all types and sizes of rope. In the olden days, rope was made by the ropemaker. Nowadays, this profession has become extinct, since ropes are constructed with machines. You make rope by twisting strings or threads together. This took place outside at the ropewalk. Sometimes, ropes more than a few hundred meters long were required and then you needed a lot of room. There is a short ropewalk in the open-air museum of Kaap Skil, very suitable for making things such as jumping rope. Are you curious how ropes are made? Come make your own jumping rope with our ropemakers!