Macrame adds a modern boho touch to any room. The best part about this craft is that it’s really simple, but the results are gorgeous – and you don’t need expensive supplies to get started. No matter your style or space, you’re sure to find a macrame wall hanging tutorial you love on our list.
16 Macrame Wall Hanging Tutorials and Design Ideas You Shouldn’t Miss
1. Boho Macrame with Diamonds and Wavy Bands
Here’s a gorgeous macrame wall hanging that’s surprisingly easy to make – even if you’re a beginner. It has a mix of diamond patterns and wavy bands with some hanging fringe.
Macrame School has a great step-by-step tutorial on how to make this wall hanging. We love that they used glittery cotton rope, but you can use whatever rope you prefer.
2. Colorful Textured Wall Hanging
This macrame wall hanging has so many colors, textures and patterns that somehow still work so well together.
You’ll need to know a few basic knots for this one:
- Lark’s head
- Horizontal double half hitch
But don’t worry – you’ll find a complete set of visual instructions and a video option:
What we really love about this tutorial is that she even shows you how to dye your cotton threads using natural methods, like hibiscus tea and blueberries. These DIY natural dyes could be a fun way to make your project unique.
3. DIY Large Macrame Wall Hanging
If you’re ready to tackle a big project, this tutorial is for you. This macrame wall hanging is so chic, and even if you’re new to macrame, it’s still a project that you can handle.
It features rows of twisting bands, square knots and double half hitch knots. It’s a stunning piece that will look chic in any room of your home.
The talented Mrs. Scrib gives detailed instructions in her tutorial, and you can also follow along in her video tutorial below:
4. Center Wall Hanging Pattern
We love this macrame wall hanging tutorial because it’s great for beginners. The center-focused pattern is beautiful and because this piece is narrower, it’s great for smaller rooms.
If you only want to fill a small space on your wall, this project is perfect.
You’ll use a few knots for this project, including:
- Lark’s head
- Half hitch knots
You can get creative with the pattern inside of the diamond to really make this project your own.
If you’re more of a visual learner, you can follow along in the video tutorial below:
5. Easy Wall Hanging with Beads
Here’s a macrame tutorial that’s beginner-friendly and has a pretty pattern. You only need to use a few knots to make this project, including:
- Spiral knots
- Square knots
- Double half hitch knots
While you don’t have to add wooden beads, we think they make a great addition to this project. It’s a wonderful project for beginners, and the thicker cord is easy to work with.
Macrame Princess has a great video tutorial for this project:
6. Waves and Spirals Wall Hanging
This beautiful macrame wall hanging looks so much more complicated than it really is. The pattern only requires a few basic knots, mainly spiral and square. But their placement is what makes the wavy-like pattern for this piece.
And you’ll love the fringy ends, which are finished off with pretty knots.
The piece in this tutorial is a little bit bigger than others on our list (100cm x 78cm or 3.2ft x 2.5ft), so make sure you have the wall space for it. You can also adapt the pattern to your size needs if you want.
You can follow the video tutorial below to make this wall hanging.
7. Spiral Macrame Wall Hanging
Here’s a macrame wall hanging tutorial that anyone can follow. The spirals and knot patterns look like icicles, and the fringy ends add to the boho style.
What we love about this design is that the spirals add so much texture. It could easily become the focal point of the room. We also love that each part of this wall hanging is separated, so you can put them as close together or far apart as you want.
Because this is a larger piece, we recommend going with a thicker dowel – 1-inch or more.
You can find the video tutorial for this project below:
8. Western Boho Macrame Wall Hanging
This wall hanging is gorgeous! Everything from the diamond patterns to the knotted fringe is so beautifully designed. The best part? You can make this yourself by following the tutorial below:
Sasha MACRAMESSAGE walks you through every step of this project, and it’s not as complicated as it looks.
This is a project that will take some time, but it will be well worth the effort. And you only need a few supplies.
9. DIY Fan Macrame Wall Hanging
Here’s a beautiful macrame wall hanging with fan-like patterns, waves and spirals. It’s a work of art in itself, and it’s made using simple knots, like:
- Double half hitch
Let Be has a great video tutorial on how to make this project, so you can follow along right at home:
10. Ornate Macrame Wall Hanging
If you have some experience and don’t mind a more complicated project, this macrame wall hanging tutorial is perfect for you. This pattern is so detailed and ornate. It will look stunning in any room of your home.
The berry knots and fringed ends are a nice touch to this layered piece.
You can learn how to make this wall hanging in the video tutorial below:
11. Easy, Large Macrame Wall Hanging
If you’re looking for a large wall hanging, you’ll love this tutorial. This piece is so boho and fringy, and the shape reminds us of an off-the-shoulder top.
While this piece looks really complicated, it’s not. It uses just a few simple knots:
- Lark’s head
- Double half hitch
You can follow along in the video tutorial below:
12. Scrap Cord Macrame Wall Hanging Project
If you have scrap cords laying around, you can follow this tutorial to create a beautiful wall hanging.
BOCHIKNOT has a great video tutorial for this project, where she explains each step of the process.
Don’t worry if you don’t have any scrap cords – you can still make this project and just cut your cords to the suggested lengths.
13. Mini Macrame Wall Hanging
If you’re brand new to macrame, this mini wall hanging may be a good place to start. It takes just a little bit of cord and a small dowel.
Not only is this project great for beginners, but it’s also great for people with small spaces who just want something cute and tiny to hang on the wall.
Follow the video tutorial below to make this wall hanging.
14. Tree of Life Wall Hanging
Here’s a different kind of macrame wall hanging tutorial. Instead of the usual pattern of knots, this piece uses spirals and twists to create a tree of life.
If you love round macrame wall art, then you’ll love this project.
Check out the video tutorial for step-by-step instructions:
15. Macrame Christmas Tree
How adorable is this macrame Christmas tree? It’s the perfect DIY holiday décor, and you can even add LED string lights and a star to really make it festive.
This tutorial uses two different colored strings – green and white – to create a more realistic tree.
You can find a video tutorial on Cuckoo4Design’s website, which has some really festive music, too.
We recommend taking the extra step of adding fairy lights to your project. Battery-powered lights will make this wall hanging come to life and serve as another piece of holiday décor in your home.
16. Feather and Crystal Wall Hanging
If you have some crystals at home and copper wire, you can create this beautiful macrame feather and crystal wall hanging.
You can even omit the crystals if you don’t have any or don’t like them.
This project is a little more complicated, so it’s best suited for advanced beginners. It calls for a lot of double half hitch knots, which can be tricky if you’ve never done macrame before.
But don’t worry, Marching North will guide you through each step of this project.
Ready to bring a boho-chic vibe to your space? These macrame wall hanging tutorials and design ideas are your ticket to crafting stunning, handmade decor. Unleash your creativity, master the art of macrame, and transform your walls into a gallery of unique and beautiful creations.