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How to Make a Macramé Heart Wreath
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How to Make a Macramé Heart Wreath

Difficulty Beginner
Budget £10 - £30
Time 1/2 day +

You will have lots of fun making this heart shaped wreath and it will look great in your home or why not gift it to a friend? With just a few simple knots you will be able to recreate this project.

 

Tutorial by @_twome

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How to make

Step 1 

Fix the heart frame on a flat surface with masking tape

Step 2

Cut 2 x 3.6 meters of string and tie at the bottom of the heart-shaped metal frame using the Lark’s head knot

Step 3

Cut 4 x 1.5 meters of string and tie two on each side of the previews strings using the Lark’s head knot

Step 4

Use string #7 as a guide tie a diagonal line of Double Half Hitches going from right to left.

Step 5

Use string #6 as a guide tie a diagonal line of Double Half Hitches going from left to right.

Step 6 

Take the 6 strings in the middle and tie a Square Knot, making sure that you use the 2 strings in the middle as filler strings.

Step 7 

Close the diamond with two lines of Double Half Hitches

Step 8 

Next, make a smaller diamond of Double Half Hitches using the 6 strings in the middles
only.

Step 9 

Using the 4 strings in the middle tie a sinnet of Half Square knots 15cm long

Step 10

Turn the macrame, cut 1 x 50cm of string and use to tie a Gathering Knot below the
sinnet of Half Square. Turn your macrame back.

Step 11

Cut 8 x 1.2 meters of string and tie 4 on each side of your macrame using the Lark’s
head knot

Step 12

Cut 4 x 2.4 meters of string, fold each string with one end 80 cm long and the other 1.6
meters. Tie 2 on each side of your macrame using the Lark’s head knot, making sure
that the two 80cm ends are in the middle.

Step 13

Tie a sinnet of Half Square knots 25cm long on both side.

 

Step 14

Turn your macrame. Cut 2 x 50cm of string and use to tie a Gathering Knot below the
two sinnets of Half Square. Turn your macrame back.

Step 15 

Cut 4 x 1.6 meter of strings. Using the Larks Head Knot tie two strings next to each sinnets.

Cut the fringe into a ‘V’ shape, straight or randomly.

Step 16 

Cut 52 x 12cm of string and tie them around the heart frame to cover it using the Lark’s
head knot. Make your knots tight.

You can brush the ends of the strings

Step 17 

Tie a piece of string using the Lark’s head knot, in the middle of the frame, to hang your
wreath.

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