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How to Make a Macrame Flower Wreath
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How to Make a Macrame Flower Wreath

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

Macramé projects sometimes look complicated, but once you've mastered your knots, any project is achievable – even for beginners. This macramé flower wreath will challenge you to use your knot-making skills, but with our easy-to-follow step-by-step guide, you'll have your wreath made in no time!

 

Tutorial by @_twome

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Tutorial for the Wreath

Cut 8 x 100cm Ecru string Cut 4 x 100cm Teal string 
 
Place the Teal strings in the middle of your loop using the Lark’s Head Knot. Place 4 Ecru strings on either side using the Lark’s Head Knot.  
 
Cut 16 x 70cm Teal string Cut 8 x 70cm Ecru string 
 
Place 4 Teal strings on either side using the Lark’s Head Knot. PIC1 Place 4 Ecru strings on either side using the Lark’s Head Knot. Place 4 Teal strings on either side using the Lark’s Head Knot. 

1. Start with a set of 8 strings in the same colour 

2. Make a Square knot with the 4 strings in the middle PIC2 

3. Take string #2 as a guide and make a diagonal Double Half Hitch knots using string #3 and #4 

4. Repeat the opposite side.PIC3

5. Take string #1 as a guide and make a diagonal Double Half Hitch knots using string #2, #3 and #4

6. Repeat the opposite side. PIC4

7. Take the 4 strings in the middle a make a Picot Knot (NOTE: To make a PIcto Knot make a square knot about 1-2cm below your Double Half Hitches PIC 5 and then by holding the two strings in the middle slide your Square Knot up PIC6) 

8. Repeat Steps 1-7 with all the sets of strings.

9.  Add an extra Square knot under the Picot Knot in the 3 middle sets of strings 

10. Trim the strings on the other sets at about 3-5cm 

Tutorial for the flower: 

Small flower with 5 petals 

For each petal cut: 5 x 50cm Teal string

Filaments: cut 2 x 8-10cm Ecru string

1. Take one of the teal strings and folded in half 

2. Place another piece of string in the fold and fix it on a flat surface with masking tape PIC7

3. Take another teal string, folded it in half and tie a vertical Double Half Hitch knot on the first strand of the string fix on your flat surface PIC8 

4. Tie a vertical Double Half Hitch knot on the second strand of the string fix on your flat surface PIC9 

5. Repeat steps 3-4 with all the other teal strings PIC10 

6. Starting from the left take the first string as a guide and tie the other 4 strings with Double Half Hitch knots PIC11 

7. Starting from the left take the first string as a guide and tie string #2 with a Double Half Hitch knots PIC12 

8. Take your guide and string #2 and together they become your new guide. Take string #3 and tie a Double Half Hitch knots. 

9. Repeat step 8 with string #4 and string #5 each time adding one string to the guides. PIC13 

10. Repeat step 7-9 on the right side PIC14 

11. Make 5 petals.  

12. To make the filaments make a simple overhand knot on each end and fold them in half. PIC15  

13. Place the 5 petals together with the filaments in the middle. PIC16 

14. Take a piece of teal string and wrap it below the petals and make a tight knot PIC17 

15. Position your flower on the wreath and take 2-4 strands from the flower to make a knot around the wreath. PIC18 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Large flower with 4 petals 

For each petal cut: 6 x 60cm Teal string

Filaments: cut 2 x 8-10cm Ecru string

1. Repeat step 1-6 from the small flower tutorial

2. Make another row of Double Half Hitch knots following step 6

3. Starting from the left take the first string as a guide and tie string #2 with a Double Half Hitch knots

4. Take your guide and string #2 and together they become your new guide. Take string #3 and tie a Double Half Hitch knots.

5. Repeat step 4 with string #4, #5 and #6 each time adding one string to your guides.

6. Repeat on the other side

7. Make 4 petals 

8. Repeat steps 12-15  from the small flower tutorial. 

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