With the weather we’ve been having lately, I think we need to encourage spring. This macrame pattern might just do the trick-a sunflower necklace. This lacy necklace is 19 inches long (you can adjust the cord to your preference) and features a sunflower charm in the center. Please send me your photos of your finished projects & I will post them!
1. 1 yard of hemp cord, 1mm size
2. 5 yards of hemp cord, 1mm size
3. 4 red ceramic tubed beads, 8mm size
4. 2 brown ceramic tubed beads, 8mm size
5. 1 square wooden bead, 12mm size
6. 1 pewter sunflower charm with a jump ring, 20mm size
I recommend using a macrame project board to secure your work.
1. Fold the 1-yard strand in half over a ring for anchoring.
2. Center the remaining strand ¾ inches from the fold and tie a
3. Arrange the strands with the short ones in the center.
4. Tie a 1 ½ inch Square Knot Sinnet. Bring the center strands
over the outer strands to the outside (one crossover).
5. Tie 2 Square Knots with the new outside strands ¾ inches
below the last Square Knot.
6. Make another crossover and tie a ¾ inch Square Knot Sinnet.
7. Tie a ¼ inch Half Knot Sinnet (or one full twist).
8. Tie a ½ inch Square Knot Sinnet. Make a crossover and tie a
9. Slide a red bead over the two center strands.
10. Tie a Square Knot and make a crossover.
11. Tie a ½ inch Square Knot Sinnet.
12. Slide a brown and a red bead over the center strands.
13. Tie a ½ inch Square Knot Sinnet and thread the left strand
through the jump ring of the charm.
14. Repeat steps 4 – 13 in reverse order.
15. Slide the wood bead over the strands, tie an Overhand Knot
and trim the ends to ½ inch.
16. Slip the necklace off the ring.
17. To clasp the necklace: Slip the end bead through the