Elegant Lace Macrame Pattern

A step-by-step guide on how to create this elegant lace pattern. It works for 2D + 3D projects!

Wall Hanging / 2D: Fill your dowel with multiples of 24 cords (12 cords folded in half). Pattern needs at least 64 cords (32 cords folded in half). Add an extra 4 cords (2 cords folded in half) to finish the pattern.

Chandelier / 3D: Fill your hoop with multiples of 24 cords (12 cords folded in half). Pattern needs at least 144 cords (72 cords folded in half).

Length: For sizes 4mm and smaller, use 3 feet per cord and fold in half. For sizes 5mm+, use 5-6 feet per cord and fold in half. This should leave you at least 10 inches of fringe to work with.

↠ Start with 1 row of square knots. Click here for tutorial.
↠ Start next row with 3 square knots.
↠ Finish triangle shape with 3 square knots.
↠ Repeat triangles in sets of 3 square knots until the triangles are done.

↠ At the top of the points, grab the center 4 cords.
↠ Leave a gap.
↠ Square knot. Repeat.

↠ Create a 4 knot diamond from the floating square knot.
↠ Repeat.

↠ Take 2 outer remaining cords from the triangles.
↠ Leave a large gap.
↠ Square knot. Repeat.

↠ Take 2 cords from the outside of 2 diamonds.
↠ Square knot.
↠ Take 2 more cords while keeping the same “anchor” cords.
↠ Square knot.
↠ Repeat.

TIP: Try to keep your cords straight when leaving gaps. This may take quite a bit of adjusting.

Materials: RMC Fiber Art Rope

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