Macramé Plant Hanger - Free Pattern & Tutorial

macramé plant hanger

Macramé Plant Hanger - Macramé has made its comeback this year. This popular crafting technique from the seventies can now be found in any stylish interior design. Trendy wall hangings, curtains, plant hangers and jewellery; macramé projects are popping up everywhere! Of course it's fun to get going with this technique yourself. Combine a sturdy yarn with some gorgeous knots and voilà your plant hanger is done in no time! Continue reading for the free pattern and tutorial!

Macramé is a popular technique to create all kinds home decorations and accessories. With this craft you can combine different yarns with a variety of knots giving you endless possibilities to create your favourite projects. You can use this technique for making flat objects like wall hangings, but also for 3D projects like this plant hanger.

This plant hanger is made of Hoooked Natural Jute, a thick rope like yarn that's ideal for macramé projects. The rigidness of this thread makes sure that the knots are tightly secured and the robust look gives a sturdy touch to your projects.

hoooked natural jute macramé plant hanger

Materials

Size: 72 cm measured with a plant in it and without the fringes
(80 cm without fringes and without plant)

Used Knots

  • Square knot
  • Half knot
  • Josephine knot

Pattern Macramé Plant Hanger

Start with cutting 5 yarns of 3 meters and 1 yarn of 3,5 meters.

Then put all 6 yarns together and fold them double in the middle. Bind the yarns together with the longest yarns such that you create a loop to be able to hang the holder. Wrap the longest yarn 9 times around the remaining yarns and fixate it by drawing the yarn through the last wrapping.

For the next step, sort the yarns into 3 groups of 4 yarns. Take 1 of the groups and start with making the half knot. Work these knots until you have a piece of 10 cm (15 knots). Repeat this for the other 2 groups of yarn.

Skip 10 cm. Make new groups of 4 yarns (taking 2 yarns of the previous one group and 2 yarns of the other group). Make a square knot. Repeat this for the other groups of yarn.

macramé plant hanger free pattern

Josephine knot macramé plant hanger

Skip 30 cm and make new groups of 4 yarns (taking 2 yarns of the previous one group and 2 yarns of the other group) and make a Josephine knot. Repeat this for the other groups of yarn.

Skip 8 cm Make new groups of 4 yarns (taking 2 yarns of the previous one group and 2 yarns of the other group). Make a square knot. Repeat this for the other groups of yarn.

Skip 8 cm and bind the yarns together with the longest yarn and fixate them after wrapping around for 4 times.

To finish, cut the remaining yarns to a desired length and pull some of the yarns a little bit apart.

This design is made by Lotte!

macramé plant hanger free pattern

 

Note: This video is in Dutch but offers great visuals on how to macramé the plant hanger.

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  • Suzanne

    I used to make this hanger in the 70's and 80's for myself and everyone else that seen the 30 something I had all around my house. I kinda guessed at the pattern last year. it didn't turn out so good. Thank you so very much for listing this pattern I am happy to have it back and the right yarn to use for it.
    Forever Grateful

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