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Nothing adds more flamboyance to your home than a macramé plant hanger to display houseplants.
Getting started with making your unique macramé plant hanger is super easy. All you need is to answer some questions about what style you want to create, specific knots you want to use, patterns, how much cord to use, and what you will need to start. See easy or is it?
So instead of answering all these questions, why not check out this 30-minute macramé plant hanger DIY project instead?
- Making a Macramé Plant Hanger
- Macramé Plant Hanger Supplies
- Making Macramé Plant Hanger without a Ring
Making a Macramé Plant Hanger
Making your macramé plant hanger need not be complicated and does need not much experience. All you need to know is to use the different knots from a:
- Gathering Knot
- Crown Knot
- Square Knot
- Overhand Knot
to familiarize you with the knots available. Furthermore, you will notice you can find different macramé plant hanger ideas online. Moreover, the majority of macramé plant hanger DIY patterns work with an anchor using a ring.
However, if you do not have one, you can make your plant hanger without one, and this is what we will be showing you today. What you will need is your quality macramé cord with a pair of scissors to cut the cord.
Macramé Plant Hanger Supplies
When it comes to macramé for beginners, you need some basic macramé supplies to get you started. One great thing is you only need to use your hands, as you will be tying knots and do not even need a metal ring.
You will need a 5mm macramé cord 220 meters single ply. Next, invest in sharp scissors like a Fiskars 24cm long to cut through the macramé cord.
Macramé Plant Hanger without a Ring
Making your plant hanger without using a ring you can do in two different ways.
Square Knot Loop
Using this macramé knot is the best way to start your plant hanger without a ring.
- Gather eight macramé cords together. The best is to start in the middle of the rope using the outer left and right threads as working cables to make the square knots.
- Make sure you keep adding a square knot after completing the first one at the top and the bottom. Doing this ensures that the strands of rope remain the same length hanging down.
For making a square knot, tying it is right over left and left over right.
- Hold one end of the cord in each of your hands.
- Pass the right one over and under the left-hand one.
- Take the rope end in your left hand and pass it over and under the one in your right hand.
- Tighten up the knot pulling both the running ends simultaneously.
Once you make up to ten square knots, you can fold the part in half and make one big square knot with your outer left and right cords to gather the rest of the yarn in the center.
The macramé knot is another simple way to start your project and works well for any DIY macramé plant hanger.
- Take the macramé rope and fold it in half, forming a macramé hanging loop.
- Now take the folded end, twisting it through the loop using all the cords to form your overhand knot.
- Hold the end rope and pull lightly on the knot to ensure it forms a small loop at the end.
You will see you formed the starting point of your plant hanger without using a ring or too many knots. Alternatively, you can check out this video to start your macramé plant hanger in five simple steps.
A Word from Plantly
As you can see, you can start your macramé plant hanger DIY project without using a ring. However, if you want to start with minimal effort, you can invest in a macramé plant hanger kit. So unleash your creativity by engaging your brain and provide your living space with some of the best home décors to display your plants.