Quick & Easy Plant Hanger Knot – How to Macrame an Eternity Knot (+ Video Tutorial)

Macrame Knot - How to make an eternity knot

Hi knotters,

Welcome back to another knot series. This is macrame knot series number #5. If you didn’t catch the other knots I had previously posted, you can jump over to the other post by clicking the link below.

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If you are looking to learn a new unique knot to add to your patterns or designs, this knot is easy and quick to incorporate.

Try out the Eternity knot, a nice substitute to the barrel knot for the fringe ends in wall hangings and a great decorative knot for plant hangers.

It’s a simple knot to decorate plant hangers, wall hangings, handmade jewelry (bracelets, necklaces, and rings). Eternity knots are suitable for almost any type of project.

I’ve used it in many handmade fashion accessories and other macrame interior designs.

We’ll be going over two ways to make the Eternity knot.

The first way is horizontal, using one strand of cord, and the second way is vertically using one strand of cord. 

We will begin with the horizontal Eternity Knot. 

How to Macrame a Horizontal Eternity Knot

Step 1: Take one strand of cord, about 40 centimeters long and make a loop in the center by folding the right side over the left. 

Macrame Knots How to tie an Eternity Knot
Step 1 – Macrame Eternity Knot

Step 2: Then on the right side, scrunch up some of the string together to form a loop. Take that loop and place it within the left loop and then pull on the left cord to tighten. 

Macrame Knots How to tie an Eternity Knot
Step 2 – Macrame Eternity Knot
Macrame Knots how to tie an Eternity Knot
Step 2(b) – Macrame Eternity Knot
Macrame Knots How to tie an Eternity Knot
Step 2(c) – Macrame Eternity Knot

This is a Slip Knot. 

Step 3: Next, take the right end and weave it through the loop, from front to back. 

Macrame Knots How to tie an Eternity Knot
Step 3 – Macrame Eternity Knot

Step 4: Turn the backside to the front and then twist the right loop. Place the left cord end through the loop. 

Macrame Knots How to tie an Eternity Knot
Step 4 – Macrame Eternity Knot
Step 4(b) – Macrame Eternity Knot

Step 5: Pull-on the cord end to tighten. This is a horizontal Eternity Knot. 

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Step 5 – Macrame Eternity Knot

How to Macrame a Vertical Eternity Knot

We will now make a vertical eternity knot and it is made the exact same way as a horizontal one. The only difference is it is made with one end of the cord.

Step 1: Start by taking the right side of the cord while holding the cord horizontally and fold it over to the left to form a loop. Then on the right side, scrunch up a part of the cord and form another loop. 

Macrame Knots How to tie an Eternity Knot
Step 1 – Macrame Vertical Eternity Knot
Macrame Knots How to tie an Eternity Knot
Step 1(b) – Macrame Vertical Eternity Knot

Step 2: You will then weave the bottom (right) loop through the top loop, then pull on the top end of the cord to tighten the knot. 

Macrame Knots How to tie an Eternity Knot
Step 2 – Macrame Vertical Eternity Knot
Macrame Knots How to tie an Eternity Knot
Step 2(b) – Macrame Vertical Eternity Knot

Step 3: Take the bottom end and weave it through the loop from front to back. 

Macrame Knots How to tie an Eternity Knot
Step 3 – Macrame Vertical Eternity Knot

Step 4: Then turn the pattern upside down and form another loop by twisting the slip knot loop. 

Macrame Knots How to tie an Eternity Knot
Step 4 – Macrame Vertical Eternity Knot

Step 5: Then place the left cord end through the loop we had just made. 

Macrame Knots How to tie an Eternity Knot
Step 5 – Macrame Vertical Eternity Knot

Step 6: Pull-on the cord end to tighten the knot. 

Macrame Knots How to tie an Eternity Knot
Step 6 – Macrame Vertical Eternity Knot

You have now made a Vertical Eternity knot. 

Macrame Knots How to tie an Eternity Knot
Step 6(b) – Macrame Vertical Eternity Knot

Macrame Eternity Knot Video Tutorial

Below is a video guide on how to make an Eternity Knot. Follow along and watch the exact steps used to make a macrame Eternity Knot.

If you guys have any questions about this knot, let me know in the comment section below. 

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I hope you guys enjoyed today’s knot tutorial. If you have any other knots you would like to learn, please let me know in the comment section below and I’ll see you guys next time.

Thanks,

Nikki. W

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