Which thread for macrame?

You want to make a macrame at homeBut do not know how to select the yarn? Then you are exactly right with us!

First of all, the choice of yarn depends on your project. Depending on Macrame project You can choose the type of thread, the material of the thread and the diameter of your rope. Whether it is a small piece such as a bracelet or an imposing object like a decorative object for outdoor use is to be decided on a case-by-case basis.

Below you will find the details of choosing the best wire for yours Macrame creation. You will also find a list of things that you for the Production of your macrame require.



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We can show you some opportunities to make you easier for you:

- For a bracelet I recommend twine threads of 3 mm diameter.

- For one Macrame pot holder Hemp or sisales with a diameter of 6 mm are used.

- And finally for pieces with fringes: combed cotton threads with different diameters.


Which thread for macrame?

As mentioned earlier, select your rope according to type, material and diameter.



🕸 What kind of rope is one choosing a macrame?


Which rope you choose depends on the type of Macrameoff you want to do from your level and of whether you are already at home Macrame Have or not.

There are 3 different rope types, each type will be described according to its usefulness, but also to point out beginners. There are three types of ropes: twisted, braided and combed.



Twisted: A twisted cable pair consists of several consecrated wires, usually 2 or 3 wires. This is the basic cable for MacrameBecause it is a rope that keeps well, is relatively thin and can be easily processed. Perfect for beginners!


Braided: A braided couple is a set of threads that are interwoven. The braid is airy to complain to the macrame. This rope is indeed used for precise constructions because it is a rope that holds in place. Precise designs require a lot of string, so the ease of the thread the weight of your Macrame piece Not increased.



Combed: combed rope is most comfortable to process, but also one of the toughest ones. This is because Kammgarnseile consist of two intertwined strands. In manufacturing, the thread can dissolve so that it is easy to rewind to get the round strand. This small problem is only available in this rope type, the others are more stable. Crushed ropes are therefore ideal for fringes, as the thread is slightly dissolved. If you want to give your fringe creations a breath-thin look, there is nothing better than a crest yarn.



Of course, one can Macrame piece Several types of ropes contain. A Macrame wall piece Can contain a braided rope in the middle because it contains a precise pattern, but the outside of the Macrame Can be made of comb yarn rope to produce fringes.

 

Which thread for macrame?

🌱 Which yarn material is to choose for macrame?


There are a variety of rope materials, but for Macrame we recommend nature fibers.

The choice depends on how you Macrame should look like.

Cotton yarn is the most commonly used yarn, especially for the interior decoration, as it is a yarn that has a soft texture both optically and haptically.

Other materials such as hemp, sisal, coconut yarn look rather raw and are therefore ideal for specific pieces that can stand in the garden or on a veranda as they are more resistant depending on the decoration.

For beginners, we recommend cotton yarn that is easiest to find and use and that most people like.

A little tip: Do not you neglect your sensual pleasure in touching the rope, because you will take a lot of time working on your canvas spend.

 

📏 Which fad diameter should you choose for a macrame?

 


The size of the thread, d. H. Its diameter varies between 0.5 and 10 mm. It should be selected according to the piece you want to make (jewelry, bags, curtain, etc.), but also after the desired plaster. If the goal is to produce a bracelet that is thin enough for a small wrist, the ideal diameter is between 1 and 3 mm. On the other hand, if it is a suspension for a flowerpot, where the string must wear the weight of the flower, the cord must be thicker. I recommend a minimum of 5 mm.

These sizes are guidelines, you can make your piece with the diameter of your choice.

Tip: The larger the diameter of the thread, the less knots you have to do. If the wire has a thick diameter, the node you make is imposing for your piece, so you need to make a total of fewer knots.

 

 

Which thread for macrame?

 

✂️ Which materials do I need to make macrame?


After you have selected your rope that is the main ingredient of your MacrameHere is a list of materials that you need for the DIY:

-The rope that you selected thanks to the above tips;

-A support to hold your work, z. B. a wooden load for hanging;

Accessories to your Macrame to beautify, z. B. beads;

-a scissors;

- A work surface or a place that is big enough to Macrame to do properly;

-Patience!

 

Which thread for macrame?

As a reminder: There are three types of ropes: braided, twisted and crest brain ropes. Depending on whether you want to make fringes or precise patterns or just your level, certain types are better suited. As a material, the most common cotton yarn is used, but depending on aesthetics and meaning, this choice is up to you. As far as the diameter is concerned, this varies depending on the piece between 1 and 10 mm.

After all these advice, I hope that it will fall slightly, a rope for her Macrame Select. Army with a lot of patience and have fun!



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