DIY Boho Chic Yarn Macrame Wall Art

Boho Chic Yarn Macrame Wall Art
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Boho style decor has taken on a life of its own lately, popping up in homes in all corners of the world. And what's one popular element often found in bohemian style spaces? 70's textile craft macrame, of course! So today we're teaching you how to make a simple macrame wall hanging out of yarn.   

 

Boho Chic Yarn Macrame Wall Art
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Materials

  • 3-4 skeins of yarn in different colors
  • Scissors
  • 16″ long dowel or stick 
  • Scotch tape
  • Super glue (not pictured)
Boho Chic Yarn Macrame Wall Art
Photo: Faith Towers Provencher

Step

Begin by cutting your yarn into pieces that are 3 yards long each. Continue Reading

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I’ve long associated macramé, the process of making textiles by knotting rather than weaving or knitting, with kitschy owl-shaped wall hangings from the 1970s. (My grandma was quite fond of them, bless her heart.) So, to see the technique used to create intricate works of art is not only unexpected, but completely fascinating!     
created at: 08/02/2012
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