Are you wondering what amazing things you can make with Macrame? Well, the sky’s the limit! Here are 50 free and unique DIY Macrame projects for beginners to get you inspired!

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What can you make with Macrame?

You won’t believe all the amazing things you can make with Macrame!

50 Easy DIY Macrame Projects for Beginners - Free Macrame tutorials and Patterns

Choose from fashionable handbags or earrings, beautiful home decorations such as wall hangings and pillow covers, or functional projects like toy hammocks, plant hangers, and curtains.

Macrame projects for beginners

When it comes to Macrame projects for beginners, the sky really is the limit! And the best thing is, for most projects you only need to know the basic Macrame knots!

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50 Macrame Projects for Beginners

Are you ready to get inspired? Here are 50 Macrame projects for beginners!

#1 Macrame Wall Hanging

With so many different design options to create your own wall hanging, this Macrame project is by far the most popular amongst beginners!

50 Easy DIY Macrame Projects for Beginners - Free Macrame tutorials and Patterns

Check out my complete guide on how to make a Macrame wall hanging to learn where to buy supplies such as dowels or cords and get inspired by 100+ free patterns from the best Macrame teachers!

#2 Macrame Plant Hanger

Macrame plant hangers are super easy to make and you don’t need a lot of supplies to get started.

I’ve written a complete guide on how to make a Macrame plant hanger with tons of free beginner-friendly tutorials for you to try!

#3 Macrame Hat Hanger

#4 Macrame Keychains

Macrame Keychains are the perfect project for beginners. Soulful Notions has made many great step-by-step video tutorials to get you started!

50 Easy DIY Macrame Projects for Beginners - Free Macrame tutorials and Patterns

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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!

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#5 Macrame Feather

Are you looking to make some pretty Macrame Feathers? I’ve listed all my favorite and helpful tutorials for you in this blog post!

#6 Macrame Rainbow

Macrame Rainbows are one of the cutest projects to make and they’ll look great in your nursery and kids’ rooms. I’ve listed 10 of my favorite Macrame Rainbow tutorials for you to try out!

#7 Macrame Owls

Macrame owls were a popular project to make in the sixties but I’m sure you’ll love the modern designs even better.

50 Easy DIY Macrame Projects for Beginners - Free Macrame tutorials and Patterns

Learn how to make this adorable famous owl by Poly Tusal here!

#8 Macrame Bag

Did you know you can make many fashionable items with Macrame like jewelry and handbags! Learn here how to make a Macrame bag, including where to buy supplies for bag handles!

#9 Macrame Coasters

Save your table from stains and make your own pretty Macrame coasters. Check this tutorial by Curious Craft Studio to learn how to make your coasters come out perfectly flat!

#10 Macrame Earrings

Learn how to make your own pretty Macrame earrings! I’ve listed all my favorite supplies such as Earring findings and the best Macrame cords in my How to Make Macrame Earrings Guide!

50 Easy DIY Macrame Projects for Beginners - Free Macrame tutorials and Patterns

The gorgeous Macrame earring findings shown above are by KETmercantile! Find out where to buy them!

#11 Macrame Mushroom

Learn how to make your own Macrame mushrooms with teacher Chasta of Soulful Notions!

#12 Macrame Toilet Roll Holder

Did you know you can make many different functional Macrame projects to use in and around your home? Check out all 30 handy projects, including a Macrame toilet roll holder!

#13 Macrame Garland

Decorate your fireplace, Christmas tree or nursery with a super cute and easy-to-make Macrame garland. Here are 10 patterns to choose from!

#14 Macrame Heart

Learn how to make a cute Macrame heart (perfect for Valentine) with talented teacher Chasta from Soulful Notions!

#15 Pixel Macrame Flamingo

Are you in need of some tropical vibes? Make this adorable Macrame flamingo and learn how to create your own Pixel Macrame Wall hangings!

50 Easy DIY Macrame Projects for Beginners - Free Macrame tutorials and Patterns

#16 Macrame Flowers

Learn how to make beautiful Macrame flowers with amazing teacher Sheena Joy of YouTube channel Simply Inspired!

#17 Macrame Toy Hammock

Make your own handy Macrame hammock to store toys or your favorite Macrame cords! You can find this tutorial plus 29 more functional Macrame projects here!

50 Easy DIY Macrame Projects for Beginners - Free Macrame tutorials and Patterns

#18 Macrame Bouquet Wrapper

Wrap your flower bouquet with Macrame and create the perfect thoughtful gift for birthdays and Mother’s Day or use it at your wedding!

#19 Macrame Wreath

Decorate your walls, doors, and windows with beautiful seasonal Macrame wreaths. Check this guide for Autumn and Christmas-inspired wreath patterns!

#20 Macrame Purse

Hello, fashionistas! How about making your own pretty Macrame purse?! Check our guide with 15 easy patterns or this one to find out where to buy your supplies!

#21 Macrame Mason Jar Covers

Make your home more romantic with these lovely Macrame Mason jar covers. They’re super easy to make and are the perfect low-budget upcycle project for 2022!

#22 Macrame Water Bottle Holder

Think of the environment and bring your own water bottle with you! You can make this cute Macrame water bottle holder by Jamie of SilentKnot to carry it everywhere you go!

50 Easy DIY Macrame Projects for Beginners - Free Macrame tutorials and Patterns

#23 Macrame Pillow Cover

Decorate your sofa or bed with some pretty handmade Macrame pillow covers!

#24 Macrame Wedding Arch

Get married in style with a gorgeous boho Macrame wedding arch. Check this post for patterns and more stylish Macrame wedding decor!

#25 Macrame Hanging Shelf

Need some more storage to display your pretty Macrame cords? Build your own hanging Macrame shelf, it’s super easy!

#26 Macrame Photo Frame

Frame your favorite photos with Macrame! Learn how to make your own Macrame photo frame and more home decor items in my latest blog post!

#27 Macrame Bracelet

Many people started learning Macrame by making bracelets as children. Discover new trendy designs and get started with 15 jewelry patterns for beginners!

#28 Macrame Camera Strap

Make yourself a handy Macrame camera strap and show off your amazing knotting skills to everyone!

#29 Macrame Baby Bassinet

Did you know you can make your own Macrame baby bassinet? Discover how in this post with more boho baby nursery projects!

#30 Macrame Dog Leash

Walk your dog in style with a pretty Macrame Dog leash. Learn how to make your own right here!

#31 Macrame Wine Bottle Holder

These cute Macrame wine bottle holders look super stylish in your kitchen and make the perfect gift for friends and family. Learn how to make one yourself!

#32 Macrame Rug

If you’re up for a whole lot of knots, then a Macrame rug is the perfect project for you!

#33 Macrame Air Plant Hanger

Are you proud plant mom? Then you’ll love these cute Macrame air plant hanger patterns I’ve collected for you!

50 Easy DIY Macrame Projects for Beginners - Free Macrame tutorials and Patterns

#34 Macrame Mandala

Make your own gorgeous Mandala and discover where to buy supplies in my handy How to make a Macrame Mandala Guide!

#35 Macrame Dolls

50 Easy DIY Macrame Projects for Beginners - Free Macrame tutorials and Patterns

How cute are these Macrame dolls? Dan from Habit Made will teach you exactly how to make one!

#36 Macrame Mirror

Mirror, mirror on the wall…who’s the greatest knotter of them all? Learn how to make your own Macrame mirror with Bochiknot Macrame!

#37 Macrame Dreamcatcher

Are you looking for a beautiful Macrame project for your bedroom? Learn how to make a beautiful Macrame dreamcatcher with Vanir Creations!

#38 Macrame Basket

Are you in need of some extra storage for your Macrame cords? Make your own Macrame baskets. Here are 10 free Macrame basket patterns to get you inspired!

#39 Macrame Christmas Ornaments

Did you know you can decorate your entire Christmas tree with cute Macrame ornaments? Check my complete Macrame Christmas Guide for tons of free fun Christmas tutorials!

#40 Macrame Guitar or Ukele Hanger

Make your own cute Macrame ukelele or guitar hanger and decorate your walls with your favorite music instruments!

#41 Macrame Cat Hammock

Does your cat love to help you when working on your Macrame projects? Give them their own pretty Macrame Cat hammock!

#42 Macrame Spoon Hanger

Decorate your kitchen with some cute spoons or wrap them for gifting. Here’s a fun 5-minute project to learn how to wrap items with a spiral knot!

#43 Macrame Curtains

Do you need some more privacy? Learn how to make your own Macrame curtains and many other functional projects!

#44 Macrame Table Runner

Decorate your table with a beautiful Macrame table runner. These projects are perfect for creating a lovely Christmas or Thanksgiving table setting!

#45 Macrame Chandelier

Bring some soft and warm light into your home and make your own pretty Macrame chandelier and lampshades. Here are some free tutorials to get you started!

#46 Macrame Mail Holder

Never lose important mail and documents and make yourself a handy Macrame mail holder! This one by Sheena of Simply Inspired is just perfect!

#47 Macrame Angels and Angel Wings

Learn how to make beautiful Macrame Angels and Macrame angel wings. Here are 14 free tutorials to get you started!

50 Easy DIY Macrame Projects for Beginners - Free Macrame tutorials and Patterns

#48 Macrame Bookmarks

Learn how to make your own pretty Macrame bookmark and 9 other projects for bookworms!

#49 Macrame Cow

Have you heard about Miss Moo the famous Macrame cow? Check here how to make her!

#50 Macrame Hot Air Balloon

Learn how to make cute boho baby nursery items like teethers, a hot air balloon, and a cute lion!

More Macrame Projects for Beginners

Discover more Macrame projects for beginners or learn how to get started with Macrame and check my step-by-step beginner guides!

50 Easy DIY Macrame Projects for Beginners - Free Macrame tutorials and Patterns

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.

New to Macrame? No worries, it’s super easy to learn! Check out all our Macrame for Beginners Guides to quickly discover the basics and get started right away!

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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!

Love,
Marloes

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