Micro Macramé Bracelet Tutorial

 

This is the macramé pattern that I used to create the necklace on a recent project, Micro Macramé Necklace with Agate pendant. I’ve done a quick tutorial for the pattern, it’s a popular design with knotters because its so versatile, you can add beads to the design, hang beads or charms from the loops, you can add more cords and do different knots or weaves in the oval sections and you can make multiple joined sections which makes a very eye catching design.

 

Materials

31″ cord x 8, 1mm waxed polyester cord

Optional jump rings & toggle clasp

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tie a loose overhand knot, using all the    cords, approx 5 1/2″ from the end.

Divide the cords into two groups of 4 cords.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Using the two centre cords, make a diagonal Double Half Hitch (DHH) knot using the left cord as the holding cord.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Working with the right group of cords, using the left cord as the holding cord make a row of diagonal DHH knots, working left to right, with the three remaining cords.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Using the same holding cord make a row of diagonal DHH knots, using the three knotting cords, working right to left.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Working with the left hand group of cords, use the cord on the right as the holding cord make a row of diagonal DHH knots, working right to left.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Using the same holding cord, make a row of diagonal DHH knots, working left to right.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Using the two centre cords make a DHH knot, to join the oval together, the left cord is the holding cord.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Repeat steps 4 to 7, until you reach the desired length for your bracelet.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You can choose how to finish the bracelet, I attached the cords to closed jump rings using vertical Larks Head knots and added a toggle clasp. There is sufficient cord remaining at each end if you would prefer to make a sliding clasp.

Hope the tutorial is useful and I’d loved to see your designs 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

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