I recently bought myself a lovely macrame board having finally decided that my cat litter tray was not making things that easy for me.
It was only natural therefore that I would want to have a go at some macrame. This is what I made first:
This uses two knots (that I had to learn!). The Josephine knot and the Sailors knot.
It took a bit of trial and error but worth it in the end. Also, as I have found with other macrame, you do tend to get into a pattern and rhythm which definitely helps and speeds things up. The bit that I found hardest was making each knot a similar size.
So to start with the Josephine Knot
Now the Sailors Knot (which is just a two looped version of the Josephine knot.
You continue making the sailors knot until you get the length of the bracelet that you want. Tie a button on and ta da!!
My friend Claire from Claireabellemakes has a lovely line of macrame bracelets with bicycles to celebrate the tour de France. Do pop over and have a look.