One of the easiest Macrame projects to get started with is a plant hanger. Make your own home decor on a budget with these 16 easy DIY Macrame plant hangers for beginners!

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Easy DIY Macrame Plant Hangers

Macrame Plant Hangers are super easy to make and don’t take a lot of time to create. I’ve picked 16 beginner-friendly step-by-step tutorials with clear instructions to help you get started!

How to Make a Macrame Plant Hanger?

Most Macrame plant hangers are created by using just simple knots, knotted in different patterns.

YouTube offers countless unique patterns for you to choose from so you can learn how to make your own designs after some practice!

Are you new to Macrame and not sure where to start? Then make sure to check out my Complete Guide and learn the basic knots:

How to get started with Macrame as an Absolute Beginner!

Macrame Supplies – Rings & Dowels

To make a Macrame plant hanger you need between 3mm and 5mm Macrame cords (3-Ply, single twist, or braided), a small wooden ring (for most plant hangers), and for some designs a small wooden dowel.

I usually browse Etsy until I find something that matches my project. You can easily search for sellers near you and support local businesses in the process! Here are our favorite finds

Wooden Rings
Metal Rings
Standard Wooden Dowel

Macrame Supplies – Cords

When you’re looking for gorgeous colorful Macrame cords, I can definitely recommend Bobbiny. Their eco-friendly and recycled Macrame cords are a joy to work with and will make all your Macrame plant hangers look absolutely stunning.

For Macrame plant hangers I recommend using 3mm to 5mm Macrame cords in either 3-Ply, Single Twist or Braided. What cords you use for your project also depends on the tutorial you’re following. You can usually find this information in the video description on YouTube.

There are plenty of Macrame cord stockists that sell Bobbiny cords in their online shop. You can check our handy guide for the best local online cord suppliers near you.

TIP: Join the Macrame for Beginners Facebook Group

If you want to connect with other Macrame beginners, share your work, ask for advice, and get inspired with gorgeous projects, make sure to join our Facebook group! We’re happy to help you out!

New to Macrame?

Are you new to Macrame? No worries, it’s actually very easy to learn! Check out my Macrame for Beginners Guides to quickly master the basic knots and discover all my best Macrame beginner tips.

Wondering which Macrame cords are best for beginners? Let me show you where to buy the best silky soft and eco-friendly Macrame cords in every color of the rainbow!

I’ve also created a Macrame Supplies Guide with all my favorite materials like hoops, dowels, and rings to make your Modern Macrame projects look even more amazing!

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5 Ways to Start a Macrame Plant Hanger

Time for some education! Did you know there are 5 ways to start your Macrame plant hanger? Watch this video to learn 5 different starting knots and up your Macrame skills right away!

#1 Easy 5-minute DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

When you’re looking for a really quick and easy DIY Macrame plant hanger this is the project for you. Because this design only requires a standard double knot, no actual Macrame skills are required!

#2 Beginner Macrame Plant Hanger

This simple plant hanger is super easy to recreate and only uses the square knot and spiral knot. The perfect project for beginners who want to practice their basic Macrame knots!

Join the Macrame for Beginners Facebook Group!

When you’re just starting out with a new hobby, it can be very beneficial (and lots of fun) to connect with fellow beginners for tips and positive encouragement.

Therefore I’ve created the Macrame for Beginners Facebook Group: a safe place where you can learn new knots & patterns, ask all your questions, and share your latest creations with our lovely & positive Macrame community. Come and join us, we’re happy to help you out!

Bonus Video – My Latest Video Tutorial

This cute Macrame Rainbow / Semicircle wall hanging is super easy to make and only uses the square knot. Make sure to subscribe to the Macrame for Beginners YouTube channel for more fun beginner tutorials!

#3 One Knot Macrame Plant Hanger

Another easy and beginner-friendly one-knot Macrame plant hanger tutorial. This time created by the talented Macrame artist Emily Faith who you should definitely follow on Youtube if you love learning new fun patterns!

#4 Simple DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

This plant hanger is one of my favorite designs and shows a great variety of different ways to use the square knot. Make sure to put this one on your to-macrame list!

Shop my favorite Macrame cords

Wondering where to buy affordable high-quality Macrame cords to create your first project? These recycled Bobbiny cotton cords are my all-time favorite!

Not only are they silky soft, eco-friendly, and perfect for beginners but they also come in many different sizes and trendy seasonal colors. Find your LOCAL Bobbiny cord supplier to save on shipping costs!

Find the best Macrame cords for your project

#5 Macrame Wall Plant Hanger

When you’re looking for a plant hanger you can hang on your wall, you will love this wall hanging planter tutorial by ZIZ Macrame.

#6 DIY Pink Macrame Plant Hanger

Who says plant hangers have to be white? I absolutely love this pink design by Made in May (who you should definitely follow if you LOVE Macrame) and the cute and playful pattern that was used. A must-make if you ask me!

#7 Easy DIY Macrame Plant Hanger with Beads

Learn how to incorporate wooden beads into your Macrame plant hangers with this easy tutorial for beginners.

More Easy DIY Macrame Projects for Beginners

#8 Colorful Hanging Macrame Planters

Learn how to create a variety of trendy and colorful Macrame pots to decorate your entire home (and those of your friends) with more plant hangers!

#9 DIY Macrame Plant Hanger with Fringe

Add a lovely fringe to your Macrame plant hanger! This beginner-friendly tutorial by Blueicrafts will show you by-step-step how to make one.

#10 Macrame Basket Plant Hanger

Learn how to knot a Macrame basket plant hanger with this beginner-friendly tutorial from the talented Macrame Youtube teacher Simply Inspired.

#11 DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

When you want to incorporate more diagonal elements into your Macrame plant hanger, this is a great example of how to do it.

#12 Macrame Hanging Planter with Beads

More cute hanging planters with beads! Create with Jenn does a great job of teaching you how to make this gorgeous Macrame plant hanger yourself.

#13 Dyed Macrame Plant Hangers

Another amazing series of great plant hanger designs that are a joy to make and hang up! Which one is your favorite? Let me know in the comments!

#14 DIY Macrame Plant Hanger

Looking for a way to incorporate rings into your Macrame plant hanger? Then you’ll love to learn how to recreate this plant hanger in basket style by designer Made in May!

More Easy DIY Macrame Projects for Beginners

#15 T-Shirt Macrame Plant Hanger

Do you have some old (and colorful) t-shirts lying around? Turn them into Macrame cords and create this super cute T-shirt plant hanger in just a few easy steps!

#16 Spiral Macrame Plant Hanger

One of my favorite Macrame plant hanger designs, simply because of how different it looks from all the previous ones. Macrame teacher Soulful Notions definitely knows how to create eye-catching designs for your home. Give her a follow for more amazing free patterns!

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About Macrame for Beginners

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This cute Macrame Plant Hanger is super easy to make and only uses 3 simple knots. Make sure to subscribe to the Macrame for Beginners YouTube channel for more fun beginner tutorials!

Check out these Easy Macrame Beginner Projects for more inspiration and read my Shopping Guide for the best Macrame supplies!

Happy Knotting!


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