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How do you make macrame planters?

Last Updated: 21st April, 2020

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  1. Cut four equal pieces of cord.
  2. Repeat 3 more times.
  3. Fold cords in half, and tie a knot at the top of the fold.
  4. Hang on a doorknob or a hook then take any two cords and tie a knot so you'll have four separate knots.
  5. Take two adjacent knots, and one cord from each of those knots and tie them together.

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Similarly, it is asked, how long does it take to make a macrame plant holder?

Macramé can seem a little daunting when you look at some of the elaborate designs, so I want to show you the basics, and have you creating a lovely macramé hanging plant holder in about 30 minutes.

One may also ask, how do you measure a macrame plant hanger? Measure the width of the plant pot in the widest area at the top edge. Use this measurement to determine the number of cords to cut for the Basic Plant Hanger (below). For pots 10 inches or wider: Cut 12 cords, each 6 yards long.

Similarly, you may ask, what is the best cord for macrame?

Nylon, silk, satin rayon and cotton were the suggested materials to use. You can also use leather because it softens after a period of use. 6. Diameter or Width – The thickness of the macrame cord is usually indicated in millimeters (mm).

How do you tie a macrame knot?

Here's how to make it:

  1. Start with 3 or more Lark's head knots.
  2. Take the outer left cord and place it diagonally across all the other 5 cords.
  3. Working left to right, make a double half hitch knot with the second cord.
  4. Pull your cord tight.
  5. Now make a double half hitch knot with the third cord.

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