This Macrame Dictionary will help you learn the
terms and abbreviations used in this ancient
Most people are not familiar with words such as
Picot or Sennit,
which is why these pages were written.
They describe the special terms that you will
see as you read Macrame patterns.
As you use the patterns on this site, you may
come across unfamiliar words and abbreviations.
Many of them will be listed in this section.
The definitions, information, and images in
this dictionary will help you become familiar
with the unique terms used in Macrame.
Click on the
links or images (above and below) to go
to the other pages in the dictionary. They will
provide more details about the specific words
Are you a
beginner? Be sure to read through ALL
the pages in this section. You will learn
Macrame much more quickly if you
understand the terms used in patterns.