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How to Macramé Christmas Tree Wall Hangings

Difficulty Beginner
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Time 1/2 day +

Macrame will be a big trend for 2019 so stay ahead of the crowd by decorating your home with these amazing macrame Christmas tree wall hangings from @twome

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Top tip! Once you have cut the pieces of string, make a knot at each end to avoid fraying too much.

How to Make a Large Tree

Step 1

Cut 6×3.5 meters and 1x 50cm of string.

Step 2

Fold the 6 long strings in half and place them on the ring.
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Step 3

Using the short string make a gathering knot.
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Step 4

Fix the string on the table with masking tape.

Step 5

Split the strings by keeping 6 on each side.

Step 6

Take the inside string to use as a guide and place the remaining 5 strings in the first group using the double half hitch.
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Step 7

Repeat on the other side using the remaining 6 strings.

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Step 8

Cut 2x3 meters strings.

Step 9

Make another row of double half hitch under the first branch and then add one of the strings next the last double half hitch using a lark knot.
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Step 10

Repeat on the other side.

Step 11

Add a wooden bead inserting the two middle strings through.
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Step 12

Cut 4×2.5 meters of string

Step 13

Using one of the strings in the middle as a guide make another branch using the double half hitch knot and half of the strings.

Step 14

Add two of the string at the end using the lark knot.
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Step 15

Repeat on the other side.

Step 16

Make one square knot in the middle.
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Step 17

Add a row of two square knots underneath by taking two string from the square knot and two string next to the square knot.
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Start by making first the square knot in the middle and the adding one on each side

Step 18

Add a row of three square knots underneath.

Step 19

Add a row of four square knots underneath.

Step 20

Add a row of five square knots underneath.
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Step 21

Add a wooden bead inserting the two middle strings through.

Step 22

Take the string on the left to use as a guide and place half of the string on it using the double half hitch knot.

Step 23

Repeat on the other side and close the arrow placing one string over the other using the double half hitch knot.
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Step 24

Cut 4 x 2 meters of string.

Step 25

Continue with the double half hitch knot on each side until you reach the last string on each side.
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Step 26

Add 2 strings on each end using the lark knot.

Step 27

Leave the middle 8 string untouched (counting from the middle 4 string on each side).

Step 28

Start from the middle going toward your left, take string no. 5,6,7,8 and make a square knot.

Step 29

Then take string no. 7,8,9,10 and make another square knot.

Step 30

Take 9,10,11,12 and make another square knot.

Step 31

Take 11,12,13,14 and make another square knot
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Step 32

Repeat on the other side.

Step 33

Start counting from the middle and take string no.3 to use as a guide and place string 2 and 1 on it using the double half hitch.

Step 34

Repeat on the other side.
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Step 35

Using the same guide now place the other strings, except the last 4, on it using the double half hitch creating a branch parallel to the square knots you made earlier.
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Step 36

Taking the guide from the top branch place the remaining string on it using the double half hitch to close the loop.
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Step 37

Repeat on the other side.

Step 38

Cut 6x 2 meters strings

Step 39

Using the guide from the bottom branch add the last 3 string using the double half hitch.

Step 40

Add 3 string using the lark knot.
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Step 41

Repeat on the other side.
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Step 42

Add a wooden bead inserting the two middle strings through.

Step 43

Make a square knot under the bead and then another one on the left and the right to create a row of 3 square knots.

Step 44

Follow with a row of 4 square knots and then a row of 5 square knots

Step 45

Using the two strings in the middle as guides. Take the left one and place the next 9 strings on it using the double half hitch knot.
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Step 46

Repeat on the other side.
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Step 47

Starting from the center make a square knot.

Step 48

Follow with a row of 2 square knots and then a row of 3 square knots.
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Step 49

Using the guide from the longest branch on the left, place 12 string on using the double half hitch knot.
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Step 50

Repeat on the other side.

Step 51

Add a wooden bead inserting the two middle strings through.
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Step 52

Using the two strings in the middle as guides. Take the left one and place the next 9 strings on it using the double half hitch knot.
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Step 53

Count 10 strings starting from the left. Use string no.10 as a guide to create a new branch, placing the remaining 9 strings, using the double half hitch.
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Step 54

Repeat on the other side.
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Step 55

Starting from the center make a square knot.
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Step 56

Follow with a row of 2 square knots, a row of 3 square knots, a row of 4 square knots and finally a row of 5 square knots.
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Step 57

Then follow with a row of 4 square knots, a row of 3 square knots, a row of 2 square knots and finally one last square knots.
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Step 58

Make 4 diagonal square knots under the small branch on the left.

Step 59

Repeat on the other side.

Step 60

Now go back to the branch above the square knot diamond and finish it by placing the remaining string using the double half hitch knot.

Step 61

Repeat on the other side.

Step 62

Cut 6x 1-meter strings.

Step 63

Place 3 strings on the guide from the left branch using the lark knot.
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Step 64

Repeat on the other side.

Step 65

Starting from the center count 12 string on the left and 12 strings on the right.

Step 66

Use string no.12 on the left as a guide and place the strings from the square knot using the double half hitch.
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Step 67

Repeat on the other side and close the diamond using the 2 guides to make a double half hitch (it doesn’t matter which way).
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Step 68

Starting from string no.13 on the left make a diagonal row of 6 square knots.
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Step 69

Using string no. 2 from the diamond as a guide, place the strings on the left on it using the double half hitch.
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Step 70

Repeat on the other side.
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Step 71

Add a wooden bead inserting the two middle strings through.

Step 72

Cut 1 x 1-meter piece of string.

Step 73

Place the string horizontally under the wooden bead and use it as a guide.

Step 74

Place all the strings on the guide, using the double half hitch knot to create a horizontal line.
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Step 75

Cut the string at the bottom at the desired length and make a knot at the end.

How to Make a Medium Tree

Step 1

Cut 2x 2.7 meters of string and place on the ring using the lark knot.

Step 2

 Fix the ring on the table with masking tape.

Step 3

Make 2 square knots.

Step 4

Cut 2x 2.2 meters of string.

Step 5

Take the string on your right and use it as a guide. Place one of the strings you have just cut on the guide with an inverted lark knot. 

Step 6

Using the same guide place all the other string on it using the double half hitch knot. 

Step 7

Keep hold of the same guide, add the remaining piece of string using the inverted lark knot and the other string using the double half hitch. 

Step 8

Make a row of 2 square knots. 

Step 9

Cut 2×1.7 meters of string.

Step 10

Take the string from the left to use a guide. Place one of the strings you have just cut on the guide with an inverted lark knot.

Step 11

 Using the same guide place all the other string on it using the double half hitch knot.

Step 12 

Keep hold of the same guide, add the remaining piece of string using the inverted lark knot and the other string using the double half hitch. 

Step 13

Make a row of 3 square knots.

Step 14

Cut 2×1.7 meters of string.

Step 15

Take the string from the right to use a guide. Place one of the strings you have just cut on the guide with an inverted lark knot.

Step 16

Using the same guide place all the other string on it using the double half hitch knot.

Step 17

Keep hold of the same guide, add the remaining piece of string using the inverted lark knot and the other string using the double half hitch.

Step 18

Make a row of 4 square knots.

Step 19

Cut 2×1.5 meters of string.

Step 20

Take the string from the left to use a guide. Place one of the strings you have just cut on the guide with an inverted lark knot.

Step 21

Using the same guide place all the other string on it using the double half hitch knot.

Step 22

Keep hold of the same guide, add the remaining piece of string using the inverted lark knot and the other string using the double half hitch.

Step 23

Make a row of 5 square knots.

Step 24

Cut 2×1.5 meters of string.

Step 25

Take the string from the right to use a guide. Place one of the strings you have just cut on the guide with an inverted lark knot.

Step 26

Using the same guide place all the other string on it using the double half hitch knot.

Step 27

Keep hold of the same guide, add the remaining piece of string using the inverted lark knot and the other string using the double half hitch.

Step 28

 Make a row of 6 square knots.

Step 29

Cut 2×1.2 meters of string.

Step 30

Take the string from the left to use a guide. Place one of the strings you have just cut on the guide with an inverted lark knot.

Step 31

Using the same guide place all the other string on it using the double half hitch knot.

Step 32

Keep hold of the same guide, add the remaining piece of string using the inverted lark knot and the other string using the double half hitch.

Step 33

Make a row of 7 square knots.

Step 34

Take the string from the right to use a guide. Place one of the strings you have just cut on the guide with an inverted lark knot.

Step 35

Using the same guide place all the other string on it using the double half hitch knot.

Step 36

Keep hold of the same guide, add the remaining piece of string using the inverted lark knot and the other string using the double half hitch. 

Step 37

Cut the fringe at the desired length and unravel the string to create a fluffy fringe. 

To Dip Dye

1. Use about 2/3 glasses of leftover red wine and place in a bowl.

2. Wet the macrame fringe with water making sure it’s very wet.

3. Hang the macrame piece above the bowl with the fringe inside the wine.

4. Leave the fringe inside the wine for a couple of hours.

5. Hang the macrame above the bowl/bath/shower and let it dry.

How to Make a Mini Tree

You Will Need

50cm String

2 x 1.8 meters strings (or 1 x 1.8 meter strings to make a smaller version)

Step 1

Fold the shortest string in half.

Step 2

Using the lark knot, place the two strings on the shortest string, leaving a small loop at the top, about 1-1.5 cm. 

Step 3

Bring the two top strings behind the shortest string. 

Step 4

Fix the top on the table with masking tape.

Step 5

Make a square knot (1). 

Step 6

Make a square knot 4cm below the last one and then push up underneath square knot 1.

Step 7

Make a square knot 5cm below the last one and then push up underneath the previews knot.

Step 8

 Make a square knot 6cm below the last one and then push up underneath the previews knot.

Step 9

Make a square knot 8cm below the last one and then push up underneath the previews knot.

Step 10

Make a square knot 10cm below the last one and then push up underneath the previews knot. 

Make two square knots.

Step 12

Cut the string at the desired length and unravel the strings. 

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