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Free Macrame Patterns

 
Free Macrame Patterns

 

In Free Macrame Patterns you will learn the ancient craft of using beautiful decorative knots to make artistic designs. Macrame has been around for over 1000 years, and it is once again increasing in popularity.

Here you will find many pages of instructions and photos to help you create a variety of modern and vintage projects, including handcrafted jewelry.


Click on the green banner to the left to go to our online store. 

At Acajou Crafts you will find Macrame and Micro-Macrame supplies suitable for all the projects listed on this site. 


In each area of this site, you can click on the images or links to go to the page described


To get the free patterns, all you need to do is PRINT the pages you need. Printing instructions are listed near the bottom of this page.


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Beginners should follow the steps below to learn Macrame:

 
 
 
Macrame Essentials
 

Start by reading all the pages in Macrame Essentials.

From choosing cord material, to selecting the right beads, the subjects covered are very important to learn if you want to progress in skill.

 
 
 

The next step is to visit Learn Macrame. There you will find a library of decorative knots, including vintage designs and unique knots.

Click on the images showing the decorative knots to get the instructions, which includes photos.

Practice all the basic and vintage knots on the list. The Free Macrame Patterns listed in other areas will be much easier to make if you practice first.

  Go To Learn Macrame
 

 

Are you experienced in the art of Macrame and interested in learning some new techniques?


 
 
Celtic Knot
  Included in Learn Macrame are instructions for a variety of Celtic Knots, which are based on historical artwork.
 
 
Chinese Knot
  Chinese Macrame is a historical pastime filled with tradition and beauty.

The symbolic knots created long ago in Asia are interesting projects on their own.

 They can be used to create unique combination knots for pendants, belts, and more.
 

 

 

  For those who are new to this craft, or if you need a refresher, please visit the Macrame Dictionary.


There you will learn the terms, abbreviations, and descriptions used in this craft.

  Macrame Dictionary
 

 
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Pages With Free Macrame Patterns

 
 

Once you are finished practicing the basic knots, and are comfortable with them, it's time to create something!

The Free Macrame Patterns are listed in the 4 sections described below. 

Each pattern listed on the following pages is free to print.   There is a list of supplies as well as links to the knots used in the design. 

 
 

Micro-Macrame contains projects featuring the use of delicate materials, such as satin, leather, and hemp.

Listed in this section are a variety of free patterns, including bracelets, necklaces, pendants, and earrings.

  Micro-Macrame
 
 
Go to Macrame Patterns
 

In Macrame Patterns, you will find projects for standard Macrame designs.

There are Fashion items, Handbags, Plant Hangers, Holiday decorations, and Macrame Animals.

 
 

In Macrame for Kids you'll find projects that are suitable to be created by little hands, if you wish to teach this craft to children and teens.

Great projects for beginners!

  Go to Macrame for Kids
 
 
Advanced Macrame

new section for 2014:  Advanced Macrame

Here you will find the most advanced projects available on Free Macrame patterns. 

Under Construction, but please visit.




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Printing Instructions (PDF)




Here are the printing instructions for a PDF format:

Important:  You must have a PDF creator installed on your computer, or this process will not work.   I recommend the free program called PDF Architect.

  1. Go to the page you want to print.
  2. Click FILE, which is usually at the top left area of the page (menu bar).
  3. Click PRINT, which is on the new window.
  4. Look for the printer's NAME, which is near the top of the new window.
  5. Click on the down arrow.
  6. Click on the selection that says PDF.
  7. Click on OK, and the page will print to your PDF creator.  
  8. You can save it, or print it again, this time to your printer.


Alternate Printing Method:  For computers that do not have these features, follow steps 1 - 3, and then click OK to print the Free Macrame Patterns directly to your printer.


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Contact the Designer

 
 

I hope you find the free Macrame patterns you are searching for.

Please understand that this site is regularly updated and improved.

 
 

You can also contact me to:

  • Ask for Help and Advice
  • Send me suggestions for new projects
  • Ask Questions about the patterns found here
  • Get help to navigate this site, or the store (Acajou Crafts)
 
 
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