The Learn Macrame section is a gallery of
knots, containing detailed instructions for
tying a variety of basic as well as unique
The decorative knots found in most Macrame
patterns are listed below. Just click on the
images of the knots you want to learn. The
step-by-step process, with photos, will come up
in a new window.
I recommend that beginners practice ALL the Basic
knots on this page, in order to learn Macrame
properly. Don't rush into making any
project until you are familiar with the knots.
knotsare those decorative
knots used in the late 1800's to mid 1900's.
Many knots created during this time are often
quite unique, and you may not find them in
modern Macrame books.
Chinese Macrame features a
variety of knots that can be combined in
interesting ways. Some have been around for over
2000 years. Entire families used to create a
variety of elaborate combinations to form new
Several basic techniques are listed near the
bottom of the Learn Macrame page. To progress in
skill, practice them several times, until you
can combine them to create your own works of
at the bottom of this page are highly artistic,
interwoven designs that are not very well known.
They are perfect for making handcrafted jewelry
and fashion accessories.
Update: The Learn Macrame page
has been re-arranged to group all the basic and
vintage knots together in each section.
EVERY PAGE in this section is being improved in
some manner. Contact me
if you need help finding a page, or if changes
have been made and you need the original.
Many of the knots listed here in Learn
Macrame come from the
Designs by JD
These combination knots can be used for
jewelry, key chains, purse straps,
(Click on the image, then go to the
Here's the key
for the terms above the images:
= Recently added
= Commonly used in Macrame projects
Listed on the Fusion Knots website
Knot used frequently in 1800s - 1960s
Name = Title changed to official, or
most common name