Macrame Knots

Macrame Knots Frequently Used:

Half Knot
This knot usually uses two working cords located on the right and left and one or two filler cords in the center.

A continuing chain of right or left half knots will produce a Sinnet which is a spiraling set of knots.

Square Knot
A square knot is combining a left handed half knot and then following with a right handed half knot.

Left Handed Half Knot
Pass the left hand cord over the anchor cords and under the right hand cord, Leaving a little loop on the left. Pass the right hand cord under the anchor cords and up through the loop. Tighten by pulling gently on the knotting cords.

Right Handed Half Knot
Now pass the right hand cord over the anchor cords and under the left hand cord, leaving a little loop on the right. pass the left hand cord under the anchor cords and up though the loop. Tighten by pulling gently on the knotting cords.

Lark Head Knot
Fold a knotting cord in half. Pass the looped end of the knotting cord behind the holding cord from the top down. Bring the loose ends of the knotting cord over the holding cord and through the loop and tighten

Half Hitch Variations

Diagonal Double Half Hitch

The knot bearer is held taut over the knotting cords. In the diagonal direction. The knotting cords are the looped twice around the knot bearer to form double half hitches.

Horizontal Double Half Hitch

The anchor cord is held taut over the knotting cords in a horizontal direction. The knotting cords are then looped twice around the knot bearer to form double half hitches.

Diamond Double Half Hitch