Quick Answer: How do you tie a macrame knot?

What are the 3 basic macrame knots?

Today I will show you the three most common macrame knots, the square knot, the spiral knot and the half-hitch knot. By knowing just these three basic knots you will be able to create your own unique piece of macrame that will fit your taste and style.

What cord do you use for macrame?

Macrame rope

The most common rope for macrame is twisted three-ply cotton, which is both strong and fringes into a lovely wavy pattern. Some braided six-ply rope is also available, but I’d recommend sticking to three-ply options unless you need a lot of strength.

How do you tie a strong knot with one end?

Stopper Knot Tying Instructions

  1. Form a small loop at the end of a line by running tag end over standing line.
  2. Tie an overhand knot around standing line.
  3. Pull overhand knot tight and feed tag end through noose (loop) end.
  4. Pull tag end all the way through and slide knot down tight.
  5. Pull both ends tight.
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