How to get Silk Thread in LEGO Fortnite

How to get Silk Thread in LEGO Fortnite
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Written by 

Jack Roberts


20th Dec 2023 17:10

Silk Thread is a very useful resource in LEGO Fortnite that is essential for some of your crafting endeavours, so we're here to show you how to find it and what you can do with it in the game once you do.

Whether you're looking for Obsidian or Knotroot, there are plenty of useful materials that can make your experience in LEGO Fortnite much more fruitful - and Silk Thread will help you greatly.

How to get Silk Thread in LEGO Fortnite

To get Silk Thread in LEGO Fortnite, you're going to have to start by killing Spiders for Silk, and then investing in a Spinning Wheel for the Silk Thread. Arachnophobes be warned.

Silk being placed in a Spinning Wheel to get Silk Thread in LEGO Fortnite
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Spiders will drop Silk after they have been killed and fortunately, it’s not too hard to do so. Once you’ve upgraded your Crafting Bench, you’ll be able to build a Spinning Wheel and by placing the silk inside, as above, you’ll get yourself some nice Silk Thread.

What is silk thread used for in LEGO Fortnite?

By using 5 Silk Thread in a Loom, you’ll be able to craft Silk Fabric, as you'll see below. This a common material that can be used for an assortment of crafting recipes in LEGO Fortnite. Additionally, it 

Silk Thread being placed in a Loom to create Silk Fabric
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From killing Spiders to working a Loom, Silk Thread is part of a long chain of crafting pursuits you can enjoy in LEGO Fortnite and will go a long way to help create the ideal village, settlement or any other endeavour you may have on your own or with your friends in co-op multiplayer.

That’s everything you need to know about how to get Silk Thread and how you can use it in LEGO Fortnite. Just make sure you don’t get too many Spider bites, and remember to set your respawn location if you do.

Jack Roberts
About the author
Jack Roberts
Jack is a Guides Writer at GGRecon. With a BA (Hons) & MA in English and Creative Writing, he was also the Gaming Editor for The Indiependent. When not pondering which game has the best cup of coffee (and drinking far too much of it himself), he can often be found playing Dead by Daylight, Street Fighter or making yet another build in Bloodborne.
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