Put your knotting skills to good use in January and let’s make some handy (low-budget) functional Macrame projects together. Come and join us to kick off the new year by learning new knots and patterns!
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January Monthly Macrame Challenge
Happy 2022 everyone! For our new January Challenge, I want to show you all the super handy things you can actually make with Macrame.
From coasters and wine bottle holders to hanging fruit baskets and cat hammocks, you won’t believe how many functional projects you can choose from.
DIY Functional Macrame Projects
Are you ready to get started? Below I’ve listed my 6 favorite functional Macrame projects for your inspiration.
But wait, there’s more! Check out my complete guide with 30+ functional projects to discover all the amazing things you can make with Macrame!
6x Functional Macrame Projects
I can’t wait to see which project you’ll choose to make! Keep scrolling to read how to join our Monthly Macrame Challenge and share your work with other enthusiastic beginners. Happy Knotting!
Macrame Hat Hanger
Turn your favorite hats into a pretty wall hanging and make my super easy Macrame hat Hanger!
Macrame Guitar or Ukele Hanger
Display your beautiful instruments on the wall with this easy DIY Macrame Ukele hanger. Need one for your guitar? Then this Youtube tutorial is for you!
Macrame coasters are perfect to keep your coffee table safe from marks and scratches. Luckily, Chasta from Soulful Notions has made many amazing tutorials to teach us how to make them!
Macrame Wine Bottle Holders
Do you need a place to store your wine bottles or looking for a cute handmade gift? Then this Macrame wine bottle holder is the perfect project for you!
Macrame Toy Hammock
Create some extra storage space for your kid’s favorite stuffies with this handy Macrame Toy Hammock by teacher Saskia from Summer Macrame!
Macrame Hanging Shelf
Do you need more storage space in your home? Then you must watch this amazing DIY Macrame Shelf video tutorial by Anna of uzliky!
More Functional Macrame Projects
Discover all my 30+ favorite functional Macrame projects and pick your favorites for the January Macrame Challenge!
How to join our January Monthly Macrame Challenge
- Join our Monthly Macrame Challenge Facebook Group and watch the tutorials provided in this guide or my blog post with 30+ functional Macrame projects.
- Follow Macrame for Beginners on Instagram and subscribe to Macrame for Beginners on YouTube.
- Upload a photo of your gorgeous functional Macrame projects in the Monthly Macrame Challenge Facebook Group with the hashtags #januarymacramechallenge + #monthlymacramechallenge.
Get a Shout-Out on Instagram
Share your project on Instagram with the hashtag #monthlymacramechallenge and tag @macrameforbeginners for a shout-out. I can’t wait to see your beautiful creations!
About Macrame for Beginners
Welcome to my blog macrameforbeginners.com, where we love to teach and inspire you to create your very own Macrame decorations.
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Watch my Latest YouTube Tutorial
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!