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Thank you on your first order with us and we are excited for your first Macrame Kit experience! Please join our partnered feature Artist, Susan Markson, your expert guide in knitting, tapestry, stitching and macrame, as she teaches you how to make head knots, square knots, diagonal (clove hitch) knot and ball (berry) knot - Ready to start? Watch our Artist's video tutorial and share your completed work with your friends or families. Or, chance to win gift cards and vouchers if you tag us @clickandcraft on social media!
Quick Tip: We recommend getting all the cords cut before playing the video tutorial. Here are the measurements: - 10 x 2.9m (115in) - 8 x 2.3m (91in) - 18 x 1.7m (67in) - 1 x 1.2m (48in) - 4 x 50cm (20in) - 20 x 30cm (12in)
Susan Markson lives with her family in Kingston, Ontario. She is the author of 2 knittings books available on Amazon. In 2019, Susan and her daughter started a yarn and macrame company where Susan's favourite part is being a knitting teacher where she travels around North America to meet other macrame lovers
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0:16 - Tie a 1.2m cord at a distance of 4cm from both ends of the dowel 1:25 - Tie all the cords to the dowel with head knots 1:41 - Divide the line evenly into three parts 2:17 - And form an inverted triangle with a flat/square knot 3:06 - Tie a diagonal knot around the outside of the triangle 4:13 - Use the head knot between the two inverted triangles to form a diamond 5:04 - Use these cords and tie knots around the bottom half of the diamond 5:46 - Tie the last diamond to finish the shape and join both sides 6:14 - Where both diamonds merge, take two ropes for each and tie them in a spiral knot 7:00 - Spiral know lenght should be 8cm/3.2in 7:08 - Fold the 4 cords of 30cm/12in in half and tie them to the middle two cords with a square knot 7:41 - Use 0.5m cord to tie a gathering knot for decoration, cut off the excess 8:23 - The middle 3 spirals have beads, cut the cords length as shown
First Time Doing Macrame? Learn The Knots Here
Few Tips and Tricks 💡
- Use a stiff base such as a clipboard. - You can also anchor your project to a cork board, with the help of a clip - This way you can leave your work on hold and you’ll have a firm support to work on - You probably have everything you need at home, just use a folder and a clip like you see in the image, and you’re all set!
- Use tape or washi tape on the ends of your cords to keep them in perfect condition - Another advantage of doing this is that it keeps your cords in order - If you use different colored tape on each cord it will help you keep track of which one to use and avoid mistakes.
- Secure the base of your cords with pins to prevent them from getting tangled and bothering you - This way you’ll have each cord under control.
- Clip the end of the cord with a clothes pin and little by little roll it up around the pin - You’ll avoid getting your cords tangled up when you are working with several yards of cord and they will all be ready at hand, well organized
- Get a suction cup hook at any home goods store - You can stick the hook on a window or any other flat surface around your home - Then you just have to hang the ring of your project on it and start making knots