In this article you will learn.
2. How to make a macrame half knot, square knot and an over hand knot.
5. You will learn how to adjust the length of your bracelet so that one size will fit all.
The first step in making a
How to tie an over hand knot.
Take one or more cords and holding them together make a loop, pull the ends under and threw.
To start making the
Take the cords on the right and bring it over the middle cord and place it between the other cords. Then take the left cord over the middle cord and place it between the other cords. Repeat until you get to the desired length.
Following the overhand knot that you just made start braiding the three cords together for two inches. Finish of the braid by tying an over hand knot.
Before we start making the macrame portion of the bracelet it’s important that we learn to tie a macrame half knot and a macrame square knot.
How to tie a half knot.
Start by arranging your three cords pointing towards yourself. Take on of the knotting cords and fold it in a ninety degree angle across the center cord. Bring the opposite knotting cord over the first knotting cord under the center string and up threw the loop created by the first knotting cord. You have completed a macrame half knot.
A square knot is made of two half knots that are opposites of each other. Meaning one half knot will be started on the left and the second half knot will be started on the right.
The spiral pattern is made when you tie a series of half knots together and the flat pattern is made when you tie a series of square knots together.
Now that you know how to tie half knots and square knots to make a spiral or flat pattern you can start the macrame portion of your
Again start braiding until you have two inches of braid. Tie off the braid with an over hand knot.
Take the two knotting cords and tie them together using an over hand knot two inches from the end of your braid.