Do you love all things macrame? Skip the wall hangings and planters to make some jewelry instead. These macrame bracelet patterns are perfect for beginner, intermediate, and advanced crafters. We've included a variety of styles as well, so you're more likely to find something you'll actually wear. We did our best to make sure that there is something for everyone.
Gather up your cord of choosing and then find a macrame bracelet tutorial to follow. Inspiration is quite literally a click away.
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Pick One of These Three Styles to Make
Curly Made has offered her readers not one, not two, but three macrame bracelet tutorials. Each pattern is easy to follow and all three look great stacked together. Watch her video for more details.
DIY Three Styles of Macrame Friendship Bracelets from Curly Made
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Combine Bamboo and Hemp Cord
This macrame bracelet tutorial is the most traditional pattern of the bunch. Find out how Crafts Unleashed was able to combine two types of cord to create a wonderful bohemian-inspired bracelet.
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Customize the Bracelet With a Stamping Plate
If you want to create a simple, stylish macrame bracelet, try out this tutorial from A Beautiful Mess. The guide has easy to follow steps with clear photographs to show you how to complete this simple knot. Finish the bracelet off with a customized stamping plate with your favorite word or saying.
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Learn This Macrame Spiral Pattern
This spiral knot pattern is popular for friendship bracelets made with embroidery floss, but you can make this bracelet using any type of macrame cord. This fun macrame bracelet is easy enough for beginners to complete, and the tutorial from Craftify My Love comes with a video if the pictures are too hard to follow.Continue to 5 of 15 below.
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Add a Sliding Knot to a Macrame Bracelet
This next tutorial will show you how to add a sliding knot to any macrame bracelet you decide to make. The sliding knot is especially helpful if you're making a gift for someone and you're unsure of their wrist size. The knot will turn your macrame bracelet into one that is adjustable.
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Replace Macrame Cord With Scraps of Fabric
If you're itching to make a macrame bracelet but can't head out to the craft store, consider this ingenious idea from Skip to My Lou. This tutorial will show you how to transform old fabric scraps into a beautiful, easy-to-make bracelet.
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Create a Shamballa Style Bracelet
This macrame bracelet is designed for intermediate crafters who have mastered some basic knots and techniques. Once you get familiar with this tutorial, experiment with different colored beads and cord to come up with a unique combination.
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Weave in Some Fresh Flowers
Consider this macrame bracelet tutorial if you have a special event that you want to make even more special. The Sweetest Occasion will show you how to weave in fresh flowers to a simple bracelet to make it more chic and charming.
DIY Fresh Flower Macrame Bracelet from The Sweetest OccasionContinue to 9 of 15 below.
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Use a Crochet Hook to Create a Knotted Bracelet
The traditional way to create a macrame bracelet is to use your hands to create the knots. If you prefer crochet, try out this technique from Persia Lou instead. A diligent crochet crafter could have this bracelet complete in under an hour.
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Create a Mantra for Your Bracelet
This beginner bracelet craft is perfect to make with kids or anyone who wants to cultivate some good habits. The bracelet is easy to make, and the concept is clever. Once you've made the bracelet, come up with a resolution or mantra that you want to remember. Write it down and then associate that phrase with the bracelet. Every time you look at the bracelet, you'll be reminded of the intent. For more instructions, head over to Lemon Thistle.
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Pair a Simple Knot With a Focal Piece
If you want a beginner bracelet to look more polished, add some pretty focal pieces like the ones you see here. Also, don't be afraid to play around with fun-colored cords. Honestly WTF put together a wonderful macrame bracelet tutorial for beginners and highlights some beautiful color combinations to consider for your next project.
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Use One Single Knot if You're a Beginner
Here is another DIY bracelet design that is perfect for beginners. Many people think of macrame as a series of several small knots. However, one large knot as a focal point is enough to make an impact. Pick some thicker cord and check out the tutorial at Operation Overhaul.Continue to 13 of 15 below.
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Advance Your Skills With a More Complex Pattern
Once you know your basic knots, try to follow along with a more complex macrame pattern. Kris from How Did You Make This has come up with several patterns for her readers, many of which are free.
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Practice Making an Openwork Macrame Bracelet
Here is another incredible macrame bracelet tutorial from How Did You Make This. The pictures are clear and the instructions are as straightforward and concise as possible. Once you've figured out the pattern, try to add in a second or third color.
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Purchase a Macrame Pattern to Support Crafters
The final more advanced macrame pattern we're going to share from How Did You Make This is this Seaside Plaited pattern. This particular blog offers several free bracelet-making tutorials. However, this particular pattern is available for a small fee. If you like this pattern, consider supporting a fellow crafter who put a lot of time into providing this useful information.