Prepare the ends of the long
cords to prevent unraveling.
Step 2: Fold the 7-yard cords
in half and position them over the bottom of the
2-inch ring, while holding the ring
upright. Match the ends so they
Use the 36-inch cord to make a Wrapped Knot
around them, 2
Place the cords into the 4-inch ring, and secure
the ring so it's flat on your board. The
Wrapped Knot should rest in the center, standing
Spread the cords out evenly around the ring, which
Attach each cord to the ring with a Double Half
Here's a diagram you can follow as you
construct your Lace Planter.
Click on the image to see a
Step 4: Move down
1-inch below the ring, and tie 4 rows of
Alternating Square Knots. Each knot
should have 2 working cords and 2
Step 5: Divide the
cords into 6 groups of four cords.
Make a sennit with each
group, consisting of six (6)
Important:Measure each sennit to be sure
they are the same length.
Measure from the top
of the first knot to the bottom
of the last.
Step 6: Alternate the
cords, by arranging two sennits in front of
Combine cords 3 and 4 from the left sennit
with cords 1 and 2 from the right.
3 inches. Tie 6
Square Knots with the new group of four
this process with all the other sennits.
each sennitto be sure they
are all the same length. Push the knots
closer together if necessary. This
is one of the most important parts to
successfully making the Lace Planter, so measure
Step 7:Repeat step 6,
but move down6 inches
rather than 3 inches.
Step 8: Alternate the cords
and move down9 inches.
Knot in each group of cords.
It's important that these knots line up, too.
Step 9: Gather all the cords
together. Place the pot inside the Lace Planter
to make sure you like the fit. You can add or
subtract a few knots if necessary.
Use two of the cords to tie one tight
SK around all the others, so it rests
below the pot. The pot will rest on
this knot, which is very thick.
Step 10: Divide the cords into
two groups of 12.
In each group, tie a sennit of
7 SK, using two working cords and 10
the working cords of both
sennits and use them to tie a tight SK around
all the others. The four cords work together as
if they were two cords.
Apply glue to this knot and allow it to dry
Design tip: You can make a Lanyard
Knot, a Wrapped
Knot, or other design to make
your Lace Planter slightly different that what
Unravel the ends after trimming each cord to at
least 5 inches. You can leave the ends wavy,
or brush them to form a soft fringe.
By using any text
or images on Free Macrame Patterns, you are