DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

It's no secret that I love plants...my dream home is basically the Garfield Park Conservatory. I love being surrounded my greenery however in my small apartment  I have run out of shelf space to put my plants. I would love to place some by my window but a certain cat will not allow that. I am left with one option...hanging plants! I saw a macrame plant hanger at urban outfitters which I loved but I did not love the price. I decided it was time to put my DIY hat on and learn to tie some knots. This is definitely the most difficult aspect of macrame but if I can do it I'm pretty sure anyone can. Continue reading for instructions...


Materials:

 DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

1. Cut your cord into 6 pieces. (I cut mine 55 inches long but next time if you want it to be longer try 75 inches) Tie a knot around 6 inches in and this will be the base of your plant hanger.

 DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

3. Tie each pair into a knot at the edge of the plant pot. 

 DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

5. Tie the newly created adjacent pairs into knots.

 DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

7. Create spiral knots with each pair. 

 DIY Macrame Plant Hanger
 DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

2. Pair off the pieces and place them at the base of the plant pot. 

 DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

4. Lay the ropes down and separate the pieces to create adjacent pairs. 

 DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

6. Repeat steps 4 and 5, then slip onto plant pot.

 DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

8. Tie a knot about 10 inches up from the spiral knots. Create a square knot with the remaining cord pieces. This was probably be one of the more complicated knots but once you get the hang of it, it becomes simple.

 DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

9. Tie a knot at to finish your beautiful macrame creation. Admire your creation. Remove the pot from the hanger when you have a plant. Place a plant into the pot then carefully place the pot into the hanger.

 DIY Macrame Plant Hanger
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