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Wooden & Plastic Clothes Pegs & Clothes Pins

Updated on October 17, 2011

Clothing is an important part of most people's lives - whether you're wearing it for work, to keep yourself warm or simply love to try different styles, chances are you've got at least a few different types of clothing in your closet.

Of course it's important to keep clothes clean. Washing, hanging and folding clothes leaves plenty of room for accidental stains or damage to fragile materials.

It's important that you choose the right clothes pin when hanging out your garments on the washing line, clothes horse or on coat hangers.

There are plenty of types available - from the old fashioned wooden pegs through to plastic and hanging clips. There are even funky clothes pegs in a range of fun styles and designs if you want something different or are looking for craft items to entertain the kids.

Plastic Pegs & Pins

Plastic pegs are a popular choice these days.

There are many different styles to choose from including hanging, rust free and no mark pegs.

If you want a peg that is durable and easy to care for, plastic is the way to go.

There are many different types available in a selection of quantities - depending if you're washing for one or a whole family, there are small packs and even bulk buys.

Above you'll see a small sample of the many types of plastic clothes pins available for every use and need.

Click through to see some more great pegs to add that little something extra in your laundry!

Wooden Clothespins

If you prefer something more old style and classic, you may choose a wooden peg.

The simple spring clip peg is still popular and is a great choice if you want pegs that look more natural and homey.

Of course it's important to make sure they aren't left outside in the rain or hung on washing that may take a long time to dry.

These pegs are more likely to stain or grow mildew when exposed to a long period of moisture.

Available in many styles from the old fashioned pin peg through to the metal spring type, there's a type for every need.

Click through above to see more styles and bulk quantities available to buy online.

Fun & Craft Clothespins

Of course, pegs have uses other than simply for holding drying washing.

There are all sorts of designs available including flowers, fish and feet.

There are even orange and black 'bat' pegs, great as a unique halloween costume extra or for fun halloween decoration.

If you're looking for a peg for a peg for children's crafts, a traditional slot peg is great for home decoration and can be used for all kinds of fun projects.

Clothes Pins for Special Occasions

If you're planning a bridal shower or baby shower or even just wrapping some special gifts, cute miniature pegs can be just the finishing touch.

Available in a range of fun colors, miniature pegs are a great way to hold something on without ugly glue or tape marks.

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