Add a pop of colour to your home with a boho macrame wall hanging. Pick your favourite colour combo and with just two knots you can make a gorgeous macrame piece to revamp your interiors.
This free tutorial is ideal for beginners and macrame lovers.
Check out my free macrame guide here for even more gorgeous macrame projects and knots tutorial.
Prepping your macrame rope
Cut the natural string:
4 x 50cm
4 x 60cm
4 x 70cm
4 x 80cm
4 x 90cm
2 x 100cm
Cut in colour 1 (Orange)
2 x 130cm
2 x 180cm
2 x 240cm
Cut in colour 2 (Grey)
2 x 150cm
2 x 200cm
1 x 250cm
How to make your macrame wall hanging
Tie 2 x 100cm in the middle of the wooden dowel with a Lark's Head Knot
Next tie 4 x 90cm, 2 on each side of the previews strings with a Lark's Head Knot
Repeat step #2 with 4 x 80cm, 4 x 70cm, 4 x 60cm and 4 x 50cm
Fix the wooden dowel on a flat surface with masking tape
Take 1 x 130cm orange string, tie a Square Knot.
Tie 5 more Square Knots to make a sinnet of 6 Square Knots in total.
Take 1 x 150cm grey string, tie a sinnet of 10 Square Knots
Take 1 x 180cm orange string, tie a sinnet of 14 Square Knots
Take 1 x 200cm grey string, tie a sinnet of 18 Square Knots
Take 1 x 240cm orange string, tie a sinnet of 22 Square Knots
Mirror STEPS 4-9 on the other side
Take 1 x 280cm grey string, tie a sinnet of 26 Square Knots
Turn the macrame and with the help of a weaving needle, tuck the coloured strings end at the back of two square knots.
Brush the natural string fringes with a comb
Trim the fringes all at the same length of approx. 10cm
You can use more than 2 colours for this macrame wall hanging and play with the numbers and length of the sinnets.