Summer is coming! Are you excited about our new Monthly Macrame Challenge? This June we’re making a handy Macrame Market Bag for Beginners by Soulful Notions!

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June Monthly Macrame Challenge

For our June Macrame Challenge, we’re making a gorgeous Reversible Macrame Market Bag that’s perfect for bringing to the beach or when you go shopping.

June Monthly Macrame Challenge - Macrame Market Bag by Soulful Notions

This pattern by talented teacher Chasta from Soulful Notions is great for beginners who are looking for a challenge and will teach you all the principles of making a Macrame bag. Make sure to subscribe to her channel so you’ll never miss out on any new free patterns!

Macrame Market Bag Tutorial

Are you excited to get started with this handy Macrame market bag? This bag can be used as a purse, market bag, crossbody bag, or beach bag. I can’t wait to see your beautiful designs!

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Supplies needed for this challenge

June Monthly Macrame Challenge - Macrame Market Bag by Soulful Notions

Cord lengths

  • Handles 2 X 42in/105cm
  • Body: 36 x 7ft/215cm
  • Total cord length = 260ft/79.5meters


You are free to slightly alter the pattern, change the size of the project, and can of course use your own favorite Macrame cords and colors.

How to join our May Monthly Macrame Challenge

  1. Join our Monthly Macrame Challenge Facebook Group and watch the tutorial provided in this blog post.
  2. Follow Macrame for Beginners on Instagram and subscribe to Macrame for Beginners on YouTube.
  3. Upload a photo of your gorgeous Macrame Market Bag in the Monthly Macrame Challenge Facebook Group with the hashtags #junemacramechallenge + #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!

Happy Knotting

More Macrame Bag Patterns

For more super cute Macrame bag patterns, you can check out the following posts on my blog!

About Macrame for Beginners

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Happy Knotting!


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