Almost all the textile making techniques – from knitting and crochet to different weaving and knotting methods – come in handy for DIY jewellery making. Macramé knotting is one of the most popular choices when it comes to making designer, fashionable bracelets, pendants and earrings at home. Here are 15 fun macramé patterns for pretty bracelets you can try your hands on.
A wrap bracelet pattern, you can also make single wristlets with designer hoops and rings for a simpler design.
This beaded macramé pattern is suitable for beginners, just learning to combine beads with their macramé projects.
Macramé bracelets with leather cords are pretty common. The small beads woven in this one really sets it apart from all the similar patterns, giving it a unique and chic look.
The two simple patterns, along with the cute ‘dream’ charm make this pattern worth every penny.
Here is a real simple (although most complex looking) bracelet pattern for macramé lovers. The tutorial also includes additional ideas and instructions for making your project more fun.
Another free pattern for a breathtaking bracelet with rhinestone beads that give it such as a neat finishing
Here is what you can make for your friend this Friendship Day and all you will be needing are strands of colorful yarns and some free time. You can even attach some friendship charms, tiny beads or flower to customize it further.
This Greek wave bracelet looks beautiful from both sides. It looks cool with casual and semi-formal wear.
An easy pattern, great for teaching your kids the basics of macramé knotting, making sure they get a pretty bracelet in the end as a reward
Who knew hex nuts could be used in such a beautiful way in jewelry making. You could also go for the silver ones for a different color effect.
The combination of orange and pale green is looking so pretty together. But in case you do not have the exact colors at hand, go for any combination you like. Just make sure they complement each other so you can wear the two bracelets together.
The evil eye macramé bracelets have a traditional native charm. You can make a beaded Devil’s eye bracelet or use some dangling charms to make it more special.
The small loops made with the climbing rope, along with the knotted leather strips, make this bracelet suitable for both men and women.
This is a fairly simple pattern with the bright violet color combination making it a really special one. You can try it with a light-dark combination of pink, yellow, blue or any other color you may like.
It is amazing how many different styles and varieties of bracelets you can make once you master the macramé technique. Practice with the simple free patterns and you will become an expert in no time. It would be really cool not having to worry about finding matching accessories with your new outfits anymore as you would make them yourself.
Published on January 9th 2015 by Daphne Bennette