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How to Make a Macrame Cactus 🌵 – Easy Video Tutorial by Soulful Notions

How to Make a Macrame Cactus - Easy Video Tutorial by Soulful Notions

In the mood to get creative with Macrame? How about making a super cute Macrame Cactus to hang on your wall? Soulful Notions will show you exactly how to make one yourself with another great video tutorial!

I’m super happy and proud to announce that Chasta from Soulful Notions and I have teamed up to bring you even more amazing content!

Also Read: How to Make a Hanging Macrame Basket

Chasta runs an amazing YouTube Channel where she teaches beginners how to make the most gorgeous Macrame pieces. From wall hangings and bags to keychains and hanging planters, after watching these tutorials you’ll be able to make them all yourself!

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Macrame Cactus Tutorial

Hi guys, Chasta from Soulful Notions here 🙂

I’m so happy to share this quick and simple tutorial for a Macrame cactus 🌵 with you!

I really enjoy these small projects when I’m busy but still want to make something beautiful. Are there any maker mommas out there feeling the same way?

I hope you enjoy this tutorial! I love to see what you create so make sure to tag me on Instagram!

DIY Macrame Cactus Video Tutorial

The cactus I made for this tutorial is fair-sized (13.5 inches tall!!) but you can make it any size you want. Simply experiment with different heights before you cut the rope.

Another option besides using yarn, as I did in this video, is trying different types and sizes of macrame cord, string, ribbon, etc for wrapping. You can also make it thicker or thinner by choosing the filler rope accordingly.

I didn’t use wire for this cactus as I don’t find it necessary plus it holds great with glue. If you don’t have a glue gun or strong fabric glue, you can sew the pieces into place as well.

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Instructions for Macrame Cactus

Cactus Height: 13.5inches/34cm
Cactus Width: 9inches/23cm
(measured from the top of the hanger to the bottom of the fringe)

For this project, I’ve used 13mm rope, acrylic yarn plus one 2cm wooden bead.

You need

  • Knitting needle
  • Glue gun (or sewing kit)

Cut your rope to the following lengths

Inner part Cactus: 1 rope x 21 inches/53cm
Outer part Cactus: 1 rope x 36 inches/92cm

How to Make a Macrame Cactus – Easy Video Tutorial by Soulful Notions
How to Make a Macrame Cactus – Easy Video Tutorial by Soulful Notions

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