Some easy macrame knots for beginners include the square knot and the alternating square knot. As of 2015, there are simple-to-follow instructions on how to tie these knots online. More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

Free patterns for making macramé plant holders include the Basic Plant Hanger and the Red Heart plant hanger. Other free patterns are Simple Macramé Plant Hangers and DIY Macramé Plant Hangers. More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

Crochet and macrame have similar finished products, but crochet involves the use of a crochet needle and loops of yarn, while macrame involves various intricate knots in the yarn. Macrame was popular with 19th century sa... More »

Tie a square knot by taking two ends of a rope and joining them with two overhand knots made on top of each other. A square knot, or reef knot, secures non-vital loads and joins two ropes of the same width together. Make... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

To make a hemp necklace, tie two different-sized strands to a key ring with a lark's knot, and craft the necklace with a series of square knots. You need hemp twine, scissors, a key ring and beads. More » Hobbies & Games Crafting

To make a macrame belt, choose cording that knots easily, attach it to a belt buckle and then begin knotting the cording in the desired pattern until the belt is complete. Use different colored cording to make interestin... More » Beauty & Fashion Clothing and are two good sources for free macramé patterns. Macramé is the ancient art of tying decorative knots into beautiful artistic designs. Celtic knots and traditional Ch... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting