The plant hangers are trendy decoration items for those who love to keep a touch of green in their interiors. Recently, I was stunned seeing a plant hanger in a boutique with fringed effects. And getting inspired from that, I tried to make the macramé plant hanger for the first time. Here it goes.
Ingredients Of Macramé Plant Hanger:
5 mm single twist cotton string (use different colors; I used black, white and rose pink), scissors, and 2.2″ wooden rings.
Method Of Making Plant Hanger:
Cut four strands of length 72″ each. You will get a 36″ long hanger with this. If you want a shorter one, cut the strand length accordingly. You can have a hanger of any length as you prefer. It’s important to remember that the finishing length of the strands will be half of the length you will cut, that’s it. Fold them in half over the wooden ring. Then cut an 8″ strand. Fold 2″ of it and lay it on the top.
Then, just below the ring, hold the short piece of the string over the strands. Make sure that the loop is below the ring. Start wrapping top-down and tuck the end of the string through the loop. Now pull the top end until it hides behind the wrap. In this way, secure the hanger. As far as your pot size is concerned, decide a starting point in the strand. If this is big, start little below the ring, if not, start higher. Moreover, take two strands and tie a square knot between them. Do you know what a square knot is? When you tie a knot with right string in front and the next one with left string in front continuing in the reverse order, you will get a square knot.
You have to continue this action with each pair of the strand. Furthermore, maintain the knots at the same level to look it beautiful. Then again, a little below, tie square knots with a couple of strands taken from the adjacent bundles. For instance, take the right strand from a bundle and tie it with the left strand of an adjoining package. Do this until you get four knots.
What Is Next?
Next, cut the strings in such a way that they will be double the length of the fringes. And how long the fringes will be is your choice. Hence, you have to keep in mind that you will need lots of string cuts. Don’t get overboard for this. Furthermore, here is a simple tip for you, the longer the fringes will be, the stronger the plant hanger.
So, I cut 36″ strings to make the fringes 18″. After that, I fold it in half and again fold the loop between two knots. Next, thread the tail into the circle to make it tighter. You can fold the loop either on the front side or the backside of the strand. It entirely depends on how you want it to look aesthetically.
Continue this till you reach the loop. Try to make the number of fringes the same in each section. You can untie the bottom knot to adjust the space.
After finishing, wrap the bottom to keep the pot in place.