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
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
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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.
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
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
- 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
Step 11: Make the Hanger
- Attach the hanger
- Trim Your Finished Wall Hanging
- Your finished wall hanging
What do I need for this course?
- 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
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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.