Macrame is back and we are LOVING it!
This textile craft based on knotting strings in patterns can be used to make bags, wall hangings, jewellery and plant hangers.
Below is a little tutorial to get you started…
Take your first piece of cord, find the middle of the rope. attach to hoop with a larks head knot
Make sure the rope is underneath the hoop and attach with a double half hitch knot.
Then attached a rope either side
Taking the inner strand wither side create a square knot
Start your knot approx 1.5″ down from the top of the hoop.
Attach the ends to the side of your hoop as in Step 3
Taking the outer strands and create a reverse square knot then attach the ends to the hoop as before
Repeat all steps adding the remaining rope and reversing the square knot each time until you have used all 9 cord stands. Then trim the ends to form a point.