How to Craft a Macrame Plant Hanger Using 3 Distinct Colored Cords

How to Craft a Macrame Plant Hanger Using 3 Distinct Colored Cords

Are you ready to add a splash of color to your home decor macrame plant hangers?

In this blog post, we’ll show you how to craft a macrame plant hanger using three distinct colored cords and the delightful Daisy Knot pattern.

This project combines vibrant colors with intricate knotting techniques to create a stunning, eye-catching piece.

Perfect for both beginners and seasoned crafters, our step-by-step guide will help you transform simple materials into a beautiful and functional plant hanger.

But before we jump into the project, let's quickly review some basic essentials for those who are just starting out with macrame.

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What is Macrame?

Macrame is the art of crafting intricate patterns and designs by knotting cords together.

This versatile and timeless technique creates beautiful textiles, home decor, and accessories, allowing individuals to express their creativity through the artful intertwining of knots.

The allure of macrame lies in its simplicity – your hands and some natural fiber cords, such as cotton or jute, are all you need.

Just a handful of basic knots, like the Square Knot, Double Half Hitch, and Lark’s Head, can unleash a world of creative possibilities.

Think of it as crafting with knots, where you paint with textures and patterns to transform your vision into a tangible masterpiece. 

Macrame Knots You Need to Know to Make a Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger

Becoming acquainted with macrame knots is crucial for mastering the art.

In this project, you'll need to be familiar with the following knots:

The above knots are basic knots widely used in many macrame projects.

When you learn basic knots like the gathering knot and double half hitch knot, you'll be all set to make many different macrame projects.

The Gathering Knot 

The Gathering knot excels at bringing multiple cords together harmoniously, allowing artisans to achieve beautifully gathered and neatly arranged patterns in various macramé projects.

Bochiknot macrame gathering knot

The Double Half Hitch Knot

The Double Half Hitch Knot is a basic and incredibly versatile knot in macrame. It serves as the foundation for numerous intricate knot patterns, making it a crucial technique for crafting beautiful macrame designs.

Bochiknot macrame double half hitch knot

The Lark's Head Knot 

The Lark's head knot is a fundamental and versatile knot used in Macrame to secure cords to a holding rod or ring, creating a solid foundation for your project.

Consistent practice is key to mastering macrame knots. As you hone your skills, you'll gain confidence and ease, allowing you to explore intricate patterns and designs.

The more you practice, the more creative and precise you'll become, bringing your unique ideas to life.

If you're eager to expand your knowledge of macrame knots, I've put together a complimentary downloadable ebook titled "50 Macrame Knots & Sennits Guide."

This guide provides a detailed, step-by-step explanation with accompanying pictures on how to create 50 distinct knots and sennits.

It's a valuable resource for enhancing your macrame skills and exploring a diverse range of knotting techniques.

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Bochiknot macrame 50 knots and sennits ebook

Benefits of a Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger

Show your love for someone special with a thoughtful and beautiful creation – a daisy flower macrame plant hanger!

This project not only allows you to tap into your creative side but also provides numerous therapeutic benefits.

Here are some additional advantages:

  1. Unique Decor: A handmade macrame hanger is a distinctive piece that showcases your personal style and adds a unique charm to any room.

  2. Versatility: Suitable for both indoor and outdoor use, allowing you to place your plants wherever they thrive best.

  3. Relaxation and Mindfulness: Engaging in macrame can be a meditative and relaxing activity, helping to reduce stress and promote mindfulness.

  4. Budget-Friendly: Creating your own plant hanger can be more cost-effective than purchasing pre-made ones, especially for unique and high-quality designs.

This daisy flower macrame plant hanger is more than just a way to display your plants – it's a beautiful and functional piece of handmade art.

Crafted with care and detailed knots, it brings a touch of natural elegance to your home while providing a stylish way to showcase your greenery.

Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Cords and Materials

What's great about this macrame project is its simplicity—you only need a roll of macrame cord. It's perfect for beginners!

Choosing the Right Macrame Cord

Bochiknot macrame 5mm lush cord

For this particular macrame project, I chose a 5mm single strand twist cord in the beautiful shade of sage, rose dust, and buttercream.

The decision to use this specific type and size of cord was made with careful consideration for its texture, thickness, and color, ensuring that it complements the design and adds a touch of elegance to the final creation.

Feel free to choose the color that resonates most with your personal style and preferences.

Discover the advantages of our Lush Cord

  • Crafted from 100% Egyptian Giza cotton, renowned for its unique qualities.
  • Offers beautiful shine and an array of colors.
  • Loved for its softness and ease of use.

    Other Macrame Tools & Supplies

    While not mandatory, using the recommended tool, such as a weaving needle or crochet hook, can significantly simplify the knotting process, making your macrame project more enjoyable and efficient.

    Macrame Heart Coaster Details

    Skill Level

    • Beginner

    Completed Size

    • 6" width (with pot) and 34" length

    Completion Time

    •  1-2 hours depending on skill level

    Materials Needed (for 1 unit)

    Cotton Lengths Needed

    Beige

    • 2 x 250 cm (98")
    • 2 x 125 cm (49")
    • 1 x 160 cm (24")

    Pink

    • 2 x 450 cm (177")
    • 1 x 60 cm (24")

    Green

    • 2 x 540 cm (213")

    * *Note: Cord lengths are based on a 5mm single strand twist. Adjust as needed for different cord sizes or brands.

    Important Macrame Terms for Beginners

    Here are some helpful macrame terms you should know when following this pattern:

    1. Knots: Macrame involves creating patterns with knots like the square knot and double half hitch. Refer to the "Macrame Knots You Need to Know" section for the knots used in this pattern.
    2. Cords: Cords are the primary material used in Macrame. They are made of cotton, jute, nylon, or synthetic fibers. Macrame cords come in various thicknesses and colors.
    3. Fringe: Fringe refers to the loose ends of cords that hang down, adding a decorative element to beginner projects. The fringe can be left as is or trimmed to a desired length.
    4. Anchor cord: refers to the fixed cord or structure to which other cords are attached or knotted, providing stability and support to the design.
    5. Working cord: This is the cord that is actively used to create knots and patterns, manipulated and moved throughout the project to form the desired design.

    Step-by-Step Pattern Instructions

    To begin follow the step-by-step instructions on How to Craft a Macrame Plant Hanger Using 3 Distinct Colored Cords.

    Step #1

    • Weave 2 x 250 cm beige cords through the ring. Then weave 1 x 450 cm pink cord on the Left and right sides.
    • Then weave 1 x 540 cm green cord on both sides.
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

    Step #2

    • Make a Gathering knot with a strand of 60 cm cord.
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

    Step #3

    • Working with 6 strands of cord, take the other 2 green cords and overlap them.
    • Then with the pink cords, make a Half Hitch knot on both sides.
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

    Step #4

    • Use the Pink cords for a Vertical Lark's Head knot on the Green cords on both sides.
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

    Step #5

    • Overlap the pink cords and with the beige cords, make a Half Hitch knot on both sides.
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

    Step #6

    • Make another vertical larks head knot on both sides.
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

    Step #7

    • Overlap the green cords and using the pink cords, make a Half Hitch knot on both sides.
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

    Step #8

    • Take the green cord underneath through to the side, make 4 consecutive Vertical Lark's Head knots onto the 2 anchor cords.
    • Repeat on the other side.
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

    Step #9

    • Repeat for another Daisy knot pattern and chain.
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

    Step #10

    • Make 3 more Daisy Chain patterns underneath, ending the last chain with a Daisy pattern.
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

    Step #11

    • Make the same Daisy chain pattern on the other side.
    DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

      Step #12

      • Place the plant hanger posts side by side, then make a Square knot with the middle 4 cords several inches down.
      • Repeat the same on the other side.
      DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
      DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
      DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

      Step #13

      •  Weave 1 x 125 cm cord through the bottom of the Daisy pattern.
      • Then use the Green cords as working cords for a Square knot.
      • Make another Square knot several inches down.
      DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
      DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
      DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
      DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

      Step #14

      • Repeat the same pattern on the other side.
      DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

      Step #15

      • Skipping a few more inches down, make a row of Alternating Square knots all around.
      DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
      DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

      Step #16

      • Use another 60 cm cord for a Gathering knot at the bottom.
      DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial
      DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

      Step #17

      • Trim off excess cords and the fringe at the bottom to desired length.
      DIY Daisy Flower Macrame Plant Hanger Tutorial

       

      Video Tutorial | How to Craft a Macrame Plant Hanger Using 3 Distinct Colored Cords | Daisy Knot Pattern

      Crafting a macrame plant hanger using three distinct colored cords and the charming Daisy pattern is a delightful way to add a touch of color and personality to your living space.

      Whether you're a seasoned crafter or new to macrame, this project offers an opportunity to explore your creativity and create a unique piece of decor that reflects your style.

      We hope this guide has inspired you to embark on your macrame journey and create something beautiful for your home.

      Don't forget to share your own macrame creations and experiences in the comments or on social media with #Bochiknot.

      Until next time, have fun knotting! 🌼✨

      Looking for More Fun DIY Macrame Patterns?

      Looking to expand the macrame skills you've learned?

      We got you covered with more macrame DIY projects you can make in the comfort of your own home.

      I have numerous diverse DIY macrame patterns that you can explore, ranging from distinctive wall hangings for home decor to timeless plant hangers suitable for all skill levels.

      Browse my collection of DIY macrame patterns on Etsy.

      The patterns come complete with step-by-step photos, written instructions, and helpful tips and tricks to assist you throughout your macrame journey.

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