There are plenty of ways you can make a macrame plant hanger. However, some tutorials are much more complicated and time-consuming to follow. If you want to make something quick and easy, these macrame plant hanger patterns for beginners are a great place to start.
These DIY macrame plant hangers come in a variety of sizes and styles, and each pattern is simple enough to complete with little to no experience. There are also some clever embellishments that will make your macrame project look more custom and polished.
Remember, before you make a plant hanger, it's helpful to practice some basic macrame knots on some spare pieces of rope first. Knowing the knots will make comprehending macrame instructions much easier.
The Easy Way to Make A Stylish Plant Hanger with Only a Rope
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If you've never touched a macrame project before, it's best to start with a pattern that is overly simple. This project from Dwell Beautiful will help you get a feel for creating a plant holder shape, and it can be completed in a few minutes once you get the hang of it. Consider this quick pattern if you want to create a grouping of many plant hangers.
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Don't underestimate simple macrame patterns. However, if you want your macrame plant hanger to look less basic, consider adding a fun pop of color like Lia Griffith did here. This tutorial is simple and easy to follow with clear pictures and instructions.
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Traditionally, macrame is done with a rope-like thread. However, creatives have been experimenting with different materials for years. Recycle one of your old shirts and try out this tutorial from A Beautiful Mess for a one-of-a-kind plant hanger.
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Once you get a basic pattern down, think about some things you can add to create extra interest. Sarah Hearts decided to adhere some large pom poms to her macrame plant holder. Check out the tutorial for more details.Continue to 5 of 15 below.
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Not only is the macrame pattern important, but take careful consideration when picking a planter. Mason jars work great for a variety of low maintenance plants and are small enough so you don't need to create a very elaborate macrame holder to show it off.
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In most cases, macrame looks very bohemian and eclectic. However, you can add a modern twist to your project using a simple, elongated pattern and black rope. This tutorial from Deuce Cities Henhouse is the perfect example to follow.
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Most macrame plant hangers use a metal jump ring at the very start of the piece. Usually, these rings are small in comparison to the hanger. Persia Lou decided to pick a very large circular focal point that balances well with the larger planter. Find out how you can do the same by reading their tutorial.
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You can get the look of a macrame plant hanger without needing to complete dozens of knots. This pattern from Made in a Day incorporates wooden beads that make this project much quicker to complete. Mix up your bead selection to add your own twist to this tutorial.Continue to 9 of 15 below.
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If you like the idea of adding beads but don't want the entire planter to be beaded, check out this tutorial from Almost Makes Perfect. The idea is that the main knots around the planter are encased in large wooden beads. Visit their page to check out the step-by-step guide.
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This macrame pattern should work well with most sizes of planters, but it works especially well with elongated planters like this one. The thick, simple rope is easy to knot, which will make this a tutorial that you can complete in under an hour.
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This macrame pattern incorporates a lot of small knots that look best with a thin, twine-like rope. If you opted for a thicker rope, this plant holder might look too simple and chunky. To make one similar, check out the how-to from Make It and Love It.
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Once you have done a few plant holders, you might be confident enough to attempt one with a long string of knots on each rope. Pick a knot that you're comfortable with and use that on your main sections. You'll have a lot of rope to keep track of with a pattern like this, so it's best to follow along with the tutorial.Continue to 13 of 15 below.
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One way to make beginner macrame plant holders look more impressive is to group them together on the wall. Hang the holders at varying heights and use an assortment of flowers. Check out how At Charlotte's House pulled this look together on their blog.
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If you plan on hanging your macrame plant holder outside, it's best to choose a thick, durable rope for the project. The Inspired Hive opted for a natural-looking jute rope for this easy plant hanger tutorial. See how she did it, and then make one for yourself.
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