To make a macramé is to __________. I hope by the end of this course you will be able to fill in that blank. Maybe for you, it is to create something new, explore your skills, a time of rest, to work with your hands, decompress from the day, or challenge yourself.
There is a sweetness to knotting up close then stepping back and seeing the beauty before you. Macramé wall hangings bring texture, color, and joy to a space. Even the most intricate designs are made up of a few simple knots that we will learn throughout this course. For me, to make a macramé wall hanging was to explore my creativity and to be challenged, but for you that could be different. There is no wrong answer; this is your journey through the knots.
In the beginning, you will learn how to prepare your project from the cord choice to measuring and cutting. We will cover a variety of basic knots then bring them all together to make a macramé wall hanging. This course is perfect for beginners and a great introduction to the world of knots and macramé.
Techniques Taught in this Course
- How to choose cord and their differences
- Setting up your workspace
- How to measure and cut
- Larks head
- Double half hitch
- Cow hitch
- Create a chain of knots
- Create a semicircle design
- Adding fringe
- Bringing two chains together
- Different ways to trim
- Different ways to hang your wall hanging
- Create one small wall hanging
- Create one large wall hanging