A hanging macramé Christmas tree

A hanging macramé Christmas tree

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Make this Christmas tree for hanging using the macramé knot technique. The Christmas tree is made from cotton twine and is decorated further with wooden beads.
Guide step 1
Step 1.
Cut a 50 cm piece of cotton twine, double it over and cut another piece of cotton twine measuring 210 cm.
Guide step 2
Step 2.
Print the template which is available as a separate PDF file on this page. Place the template upside down onto an underlay which you can push pins into. Secure the doubled-over piece of cotton twine with the loop at the bottom, pointing towards yourself. Place the long piece of cotton twine across at the top and make 5-6 macramé knots as shown in the photo. This will be the tree trunk.
Guide step 3
Step 3.
Push pins into the first two dots opposite each other on the template. Wind the cotton twine around the pins.
Guide step 4
Step 4.
Make two macramé knots.
Guide step 5
Step 5.
You have now made the first ”branch”.
Guide step 6
Step 6.
Continue with this technique until there are no more dots left on the template.
Guide step 7
Step 7.
Make two macramé knots at the top of the tree when all the branches are made.
Guide step 8
Step 8.
Secure the excess cotton twine with a needle.
Guide step 9
Step 9.
Thread two wooden beads onto the loop.
Template
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