Easy tutorial for basic macrame nodes

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We’re in the middle of an epidemic. Macramani to! Ropes, lanyards, knots and many other crazy bondage designs invade our nests. I don’t know about you, but I love him. The ancient art of macrame (rope weaving) emerged in the 13th century. Since then, the first primitive macrame nodes used by Assyrian sailors have moved from the fishing vessels to the living rooms (plant hangers) of our mothers, to the wrists (friendship bracelets) of our daughters. their excavations.
Ready to jump aboard? After learning a few basic nodes, macrame is not really difficult.
Lark’s Head Macrame Knot
Most macrame projects use a simple knot to tie the rope to the poles. This is called Lark’s Head Node.
Square Node
The most common macrame knot is the Square Knot and many beautiful wall hangers can be made using just this knot.
Always work with 4 wire rope.
Place the right outer rope 2 against the center rope. (Always start with the right.)
Route the left outer rope over the right outer rope then under the center cables and up the opening.
With outer wires, gently tighten the knot.
Make sure the knot is straight, but be careful not to pull too much.
(Now repeat the first four steps, starting from the left this time.) Place the left outer rope 2 on the middle rope.
Route the right outer rope over the left outer rope, then under the center cables and up the opening.
With outer wires, gently tighten the knot.
Double square knot
Work with 8 ropes instead of 4.
2 Place the right outer rope 4 against the center rope. (Always start with the right.)
Route the left 2 outer ropes over the right outer ropes, then 4 under the middle cord and up through the opening.
With outer wires, gently tighten the knot.
(Now repeat the first four steps starting from the left this time.)
With outer wires, gently tighten the knot.
Wrapped Node
This technique is often used to attach the base of macrame planters.
Cut another piece of rope about 4 feet long. With the extra piece, make a small ring (about 3-4 ″ in length) next to the area you want to connect on the planter.
Wrap the extra cable tightly around the entire set of cables, leaving the top of the loop visible.
Continue winding down until only a small bit is shown in the loop.
Pass the end of the ma winding cable içinden through the loop still shown.
Using the upper part of the “winding cable bırak left to be shown, firmly pull up the lower ring and the end of the rope under the wrapped part (so that they are hidden).
When finished with the Wrapped Node, cut the planter tips to the desired length.
Bringing macromeles of the 20th century here and now

I have to admit that until recently, the list of things I want to hang on my macrame walls will be at the end – when I grew up, it brought back memories of the moldy brown pieces I found in dozens of thrift stores. A particular macrame find – an owl made of twine – comes to mind. However, if you take the time to them, as proof that the flavors and trends have become a complete cycle (I’m betting the owl gets a nice penny in some old vintage boutiques right now) I’ve found myself with pleasure recently (not like that) Art.

Finally my example – my friend Jess recently bought the most beautiful wall hanging in Etsy (as you can see below) and it is full of neons to add a modern cool touch. After seeing this, I was desperate to know more about how these pieces were created – and I was very happy when Himo Art May agreed to stop running out. May did a great job of bringing the macro of the 20th century here and now (the last macromeles became perfect for me), and I was delighted that she decided to look at it – it turned out to be quite complicated – the process. It’s time to Improve your knotting skills, kids!

Things that you need:

  • Rope
  • Wooden Dowel
  • Wooden Breads
  • Paint Brush
  • Scissors
  • Masking Tape
  • Paint



It can attach dowels to the wall – it uses a removable hook, because it’s a great way to not make holes in the wall.


It can cut the rope into 14 x 4 yard pieces and 2 x 5 yard pieces. It then begins tying the rope to the head nodes of the larvae and compiling the dowel with 5 yard pieces (one at each end) into a book.


The rest can continue with ropes.


Then it makes double half axle knot.


And it goes on and on.


By the end, May begins tying them diagonally across the ropes.


You can add wooden beads here and here before connecting the nodes.


Then each starts to connect the switch nodes using 4 ropes.


Can connect 8 of them.


It then adds the node (as before) to the double half node.


And he brings them crosswise.


You can add more beads and bring the knots to the end.


It can then cut the ends of the rope.


Covers a portion of the dowel ends to paint and add a hint of neon (a woman from my own heart!)


Finally, he adds a watermelon pop to the end of the rope.


And there, hung a magnificent macrame wall. I can appreciate the work that goes into these pieces – not a craft for withered or ham!