Macrame Essentials covers several topics you
must become familiar with, in order to be
successful in your Macrame projects.
Be sure to read through ALL the topics in this
section of Free Macrame Patterns, especially
if you are a beginner.
Macrame is more than simply tying knots. You
need to know how to prepare and finish off the
cords, choose the right beads, and know which
type of cord material to purchase.
Unless you have a pattern, you may need to
calculate cord lengths on your own, so there is
a page to show you how.
Each page in this section gives you IMPORTANT
information, so take your time reading.
When you are finished, go to the Dictionary
to learn the abbreviations and terms related to
Then you will be ready to start practicing the
knots, located in the Learn Macrame
section. When you feel you are ready,
visit the other areas to choose a pattern to
Update: I've expanded and
organized ALL the pages in this area of Free
Macrame Patterns, providing new information and