Macrame Water Bottle Carrier

An advanced step-by-step tutorial making this Macrame Water Bottle Carrier. Perfect for hands-free hiking, dog walking, events, outings with the kids, etc…! Very easy to modify and customize! Sizes shown in the video – size medium strap and standard size water bottle.

Materials:

5mm Herringbone Braided OR 6mm Single Strand Natural
Approximately 152 feet (46.3 meters)

Strap:

Start with 4 cords. For length, see strap sizes below:

  • Small – 130 inches / 3.3 meters
  • Medium – 168 inches / 4.27 meters
  • Large – 206 inches / 5.24 meters

Start square knotting at 36 inches (1 meter).

Square knot length – Strap Size: 

  • Small – 11 inches / 27 cm
  • Medium – 15 inches / 38 cm
  • Large – 19 inches / 48 cm

3 Switch Square knots 2 inches each, totaling at about 6 inches (15.25 cm).

Square knot again. Length – Strap Size: 

  • Small – 11 inches / 27 cm
  • Medium – 15 inches / 38 cm
  • Large – 19 inches / 48 cm

Water Bottle:

Add 72 inch (1.8 meter) cords with Square Knot. (4x)

Add side cords with Half Hitch Knots. (4x)

Add 72 inch (1.8 meter) cords with Larks Head Knot Knot.

Water Bottle Size:

Small ► 8 cords – 2 Larks Head each side / 12 (72″) cords Total
Standard ► 12 cords – 3 Larks Head each side / 16 (72″) cords Total
Large ► 16 cords – 4 Larks Head each side / 20 (72″) cords Total

Square Knot chevron shape.

Leave 4 inch (10 cm) gap.

Repeat Square Knot chevron pattern.

Gathering Knot.

Trim and Comb. Combing optional.

★☆★ TIMESTAMPS: ★☆★
Handle ► 0:01
Water Bottle ► 4:02
Gathering Knot ► 25.06

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