Macramé is a craft involving the tying of knots to create patterns. The daisy pattern incorporates macramé knotting techniques and colourful plastic beads to create a design that works well for bracelets, necklaces and key chains. The beaded daisy stitch can be substituted into other macramé designs as well.
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Things you need
- Macrame cord
- Tacky glue
- Glass or plastic beads
Fold the length of macramé cord in half and wrap the folded end around a dowel. Feed the other end of the cord through the folded end and tighten, securing the cord to the dowel.
Cross the left string over the right; then feed the end up and through the space between the two from back to front. Pull tight.
Repeat this macramé stitch until you are ready to add a flower.
String your centre bead on the right-most string and six or eight petal beads on the leftmost string.
Wrap the leftmost string like you did before, but this time, run the end through the centre bead to finish the daisy flower before continuing.
Repeat the basic chain and flower motif until you reach the desired length for your bracelet. Slide the finished bracelet off the dowel.
Use the two loops from the other end of the bracelet and the free ends of the cord to create a knot in the bracelet. Make sure that the bracelet is long enough that you can easily slide it over your hand while knotted.
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