Simple Macrame Plant Hanger



Introduction: Simple Macrame Plant Hanger

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String, twine, rope of any kind


Step 1:

Cut 4 equal lengths of string, 60” or longer. Use your height or wingspan to measure.

Step 2:

Fold your string in half. Tie a knot at the top, leaving a loop.

Step 3:

Divide the strings into pairs of 2. Knot each pair of strings about one handspan down from the top knot.

Step 4:

Divide the Strings. Pair together strings 2 and 3, 4 and 5, 6 and 7. Knot each pair about a palm’s width down from the first row of knots. Pair and knot together strings 1 and 8. This creates a circle.

Step 5:

Repeat step 4. Knot this 3rd row about 3 finger-widths down.

Step 6:

Repeat step 4. Knot this 4th row about 2 finger-widths down. Gather and knot the ends together.

Step 7:

Trim your ends and hang.

Step 8: Experiment

Try using yarn, strips of fabric, tights, add beads. What else can you use?

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