Since this month’s collection is all about winter citrus, we had to get a little creative with how we would work that into a macrame project. Inspired by a grapefruit slice, Meagan designed this citrus macrame wall hanging that’s about 12″ wide by 12″ long.
Due to the variety of intricate knots, this wall hanging is an intermediate project. So if you’re more of a beginner, you may want to check out our beginner macrame crafts instead!
A beautiful DIY craft, no matter how you slice it
We love the detailed, intricate top part of this citrus macrame wall hanging combined with the simple and soft cords hanging below the citrus slice. To get this look, you can use a wire brush to brush out your cords if you’d like.
While our pink macrame cord is perfect for making a grapefruit slice, you can also use green macrame cord to make a lime slice, yellow for a lemon slice, or orange for an orange slice. We’d love to see your version of this project, so be sure to share photos with us on our Facebook page for members or by tagging #MadeWithLia on Instagram.
Skill level: Intermediate
Knots used: Larks head knot, half hitch knot, diagonal half hitch knot, square knot, and button knot. Want more guidance? Check out our mini course on macrame knots.
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How to Make a Citrus Macrame Wall Hanging
- Gather your craft tools and materials from the list above.
- Cut 10 natural cords each 8 feet in length, and cut 4 pink cords each 11 feet in length.
- Fold two natural color cords in half and tie around the dowel using a larks head knot, arrange cords centered on the dowel.
- Take the left center cord, bring it across the cords to the right this is the holding cord. Tie a half hitch knot on the holding cord using the first working cord it crosses.
Full tutorial available for members to download below.
Are you having trouble? Feel free to contact us and we will be happy to help you out.