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Macrame rope in four colours: eucalyptus, charcoal, mustard and natural cotton.

Make an 'eye spy' macramé wall hanging: Online course

By-Me Katie
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  • Macrame
  • Type: Online Course Only

Learn macramé skills to create your own stylish wall piece with Yodomo.

This course is available to purchase with a kit here.

In this step-by-step photography course, you'll learn to make an 'eye spy' macramé wall hanging with Katie from By-Me.

With UNLIMITED ACCESS 24/7, you’ll be able to drop in and out of the course at your own pace, and refer back to it anytime. By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Expertly tie a variety of macrameé knots
  • Understand basic macramé techniques
  • Attach your work to the dowel

Through detailed photographs, Katie will take you through each step so that you'll quickly learn the fundamentals of macrame.

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    About this macrame online course

    How do I learn with Yodomo courses?

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    How is the course taught?

    Yodomo courses are taught by select instructors, who are experts in their field. This course breaks down complex craft skills into easy-to-follow step by step guides, which combine video, photography and downloadable PDFs.

    You can learn anytime, anywhere, on any device with Yodomo, simply by going to My Courses and logging into your account.

    Is this course suitable for beginners?

    This advanced macramé course is suitable for everyone. Learning the skills necessary for this project and creating your own eye-spy wall hanging is made easy with step-by-step guidance and tips by expert maker Katie from By-Me Katie. You will get the chance to practice several types of macramé knots, starting from the simple Lark’s Head (cow hitch) knot to more advanced manoeuvres including the square knot, the diagonal clove hitch and the spiral knot, gradually building on your knowledge of macramé techniques. You can also start with simpler macramé projects such as Katie’s Make a simple macramé plant hanger, or accelerate your knotting knowledge by going straight into this advanced course.

    Course curriculum

    Introduction and Meet the Maker

    • What you'll make
    • Meet Katie
    • A brief history of macrame

    Step 1: Measure and Cut Start Measure and cut your cord

    Step 2: The Lark's Head

    • Fold and tuck
    • Repeat

    Step 3: The Square Knot

    • Take the first four cords
    • Bend cords
    • Pull cords
    • Complete the knot
    • VIDEO: The square knot in action (0:39)
    • Continue along the row
    • Continue next rows
    • Forming triangle

    Step 4: The Diagonal Clove Hitch

    • Take first vertical cord
    • Wrap and tighten
    • Wrap cord again
    • Repeat
    • VIDEO: Repeat diagonal clove hitch from opposite side (1:26)
    • Close the triangle

    Step 5: The Spiral Knot

    • VIDEO: The spiral knot (0:57)
    • Continue your spirals

    Step 6: Another Diagonal Clove Hitch

    • Make a V shape

    Step 7: Adding the Bead

    • Make a square knot
    • Add wooden bead

    Step 8: The Final Diagonal Clove Hitch

    • The V Shape
    • VIDEO: Diagonal clove hitch (1:06)
    • Repeat on the other side

    Step 9: Add the Final Spiral and Square Knots

    • Add spiral and square knots

    Step 10: Trimming the Ends

    • Trim

    Step 11: Make the Hanger

    • Attach the hanger
    • Trim Your Finished Wall Hanging
    • Your finished wall hanging

    What do I need for this course?

    Why not purchase this course with a kit and get everything you need to get started right away? Alternatively, you can source the required macramé materials from most craft shops. Contact us for advice if you’re unsure of where to find these items or post in our support Facebook Group.
    • 10 x 3m lengths of cord
    • 32cm long dowel (Katie gets hers from B&Q and paints both ends)
    • 1 x wooden bead (from Craftybugs)
    • 1 x ruler or tape measure
    • 1 x scissors
    • 1 x hanging rail (or equivalent) to work from
    • 2 x S hooks (or equivalent) to hang the dowel

    Course preview

    Eye spy macrame wall hanging course preview

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    Portrait of Katie from By-Me Katie standing amongst the greenery of her studio.

    By-Me Katie

    Katie runs her business creating macramé plant hangers/wall hangings and bespoke projects (one being a giant dream catcher) from her home in South East London. Katie has a degree in Textile Design and worked for many years as a visual merchandiser for several high street interior and fashion brands before starting her own business.