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Making knots in order to create a spiral knot macrame plant hanger.

Make a spiral knot macramé plant hanger: Online course

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

Make a spiral plant hanger and see how satisfying making something with your hands can be. Start crafting now!

This course is available to purchase with a kit here.

In this step-by-step photography course, you'll learn to make a simple macramé plant hanger 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:

  • Make a spiral knot to create intricate macramé designs
  • Use macramé knots and techniques to make sturdy and aesthetic hanging pieces
  • Create the basket shape to perfectly accommodate your pots
  • Gain the confidence to continue on with other macramé projects

Through detailed photographs, Katie will take you through each step to make a plant hanger using fundamental macramé techniques.

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    About this spiral knot macrame online course

    How do I learn with Yodomo online 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 photography and short videos.

    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 macramé course is suitable for everyone. Learning the skills necessary for this project and creating your own spiral plant hanger 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 beginner knots such as the wrap knot and advance onto the more challenging spiral knot. 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: Step 1: Measure and Cut Start Measure and cut the cord

    Step 2: The Wrapped Knot

    • Fold Start Loop
    • Close loop
    • Wind
    • Thread through
    • Pull tight and trim the ends
    • VIDEO: The wrapped knot (1:36)

    Step 3: The Spiral Knot

    • Take 4 cords
    • Bend
    • Pass over
    • Pull
    • VIDEO: The spiral knot (1:52)
    • Add more spirals

    Step 4: Next tendrils

    • Measure
    • The overhand knot
    • VIDEO: The overhand knot (0:16)
    • Repeat

    Step 5: Make More Spirals

    • Make more spirals
    • Next spirals (0:25)

    Step 6: The Square Knot

    • Measure
    • Start the square knot
    • The square knot
    • Bend
    • Start cord over
    • Pull cords
    • Repeat
    • VIDEO: The Square Knot (0:37)

    Step 7: The Basket

    • Make another row
    • Taking shape

    Step 8: Finishing Off

    • Repeat wrapped knot
    • Test out plant pot
    • Trim excess
    • Your Finished Plant Hanger 

    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.


    • 8 x 3m cords
    • 2 x 50cm cords
    • 1 x wooden ring


    • 1 x ruler
    • 1 x scissors
    • 1 x hanging rail (optional)
    • 1 x S hook (or equivalent)

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    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.