Today I will show you a quick tutorial of three basic macrame knots.
Sometimes last year I wrote a post on my favorite macrame wall hanging on Etsy, and I shared my love for all macrame, and even back then I said I am going to put this on my TODO list because I would like to give it a go one day. So early this year, I did give it a go. And I can’t stop ever since. It’s such a fun form of art and I love that I can let my creativity lead the process. Macrame is a form of textile-making using knotting rather than weaving or knitting. My mom sent me pictures of some macrame wall hangings that she made back in the 70s and oh how beautiful they were!
Macrame isn’t hard. There are many basic knots that will help you to create stunning pieces. Today I will show you the three most common knots, the square knot, the spiral knot and the half-hitch knot. By knowing just these three basic knots you will be able to create your own unique piece of macrame that will fit your taste and style.
Here is a video that will show you all three knots. I hope you enjoy.
This large piece of macrame was the first piece I made and I truly got hooked in the process. I love that I never know where I am going to make the next knot. Some people make knots by following a pattern, I just go for it and it will turn to whatever I imagine in my head during the process.
This was the second wall hanging I made. I used THE twisted 1/4 COTTON ROPE below.
The twisted cotton cord alone makes your macrame look great and chunky. But for my first piece, I divided my twisted cotton rope and I used the thinner strings. I love it both ways! For my second piece below I used the twisted cords.
These below are the latest wall hangings I made:-). I told you, I can’t stop creating them.
I also made some pretty cool plant hangers using the same basic knots.
All these beauties are available in my Etsy shop if you aren’t ready to make your own macrame yet.
I have a macrame wall hanging in almost every room now. I truly believe it fits my style and I certainly love the creative process of making them.If you like my macrame style and you would like to have a pretty piece made for you, be sure to send me an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You might also like this fun project below.
Thanks for stopping by friends! Happy knotting!