32 Macrame Jewelry Patterns

Who says gorgeous jewelry has to be expensive? Macramé just got wearable with these Macrame jewelry patterns we’re sharing below. We all love to splurge on jewelry once in a while! But why buy jewelry when you can easily make it yourself—and for a lot less? We like to make our own jewelry, and you can too!

Macrame has become wildly popular in the last couple of years for its unique natural and artisanal aesthetic. Making macrame yourself provides so much freedom to create one-of-a-kind pieces.

32 Macrame Jewelry Patterns

These tutorials prove beyond all reasonable doubt that there’s so much more to this craft than plant hangers and wall décor. Macramé, we salute you! Scroll down to see all the styles!


1. Simple DIY Macrame Necklace by Lia Griffith

This DIY macrame necklace uses a series of the most basic macrame knots — the square knot. To make this necklace, you will need a chain and jewelry findings.

You can use a copper keyring for our center, or feel free to choose another type of metal that better fits your style! While you are at your jewelry store, you can also pick out little beads to add into your macrame weaving. 

Simple DIY Macrame Necklace by Lia Griffith

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2. Openwork Macrame Bracelet by How Did You Make This?

A lot of macrame projects look heavy – made with thick yarns and dense knotting patterns. Macrame can also be used to create light and lacy looks, like in this bracelet. This openwork macrame style is delicate, pretty, and fast to knot!

Openwork Macrame Bracelet by How Did You Make This?

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3. Boho Macrame Earrings Pattern by Knot Calm

Make your very own Macrame earrings with these easy to follow instructions. This pattern will show you how to make a pair of tassel earrings which you can make in any color your heart desires.

They are a great statement piece for your outfit. If you have ever wanted to make your own handmade earring, this is the perfect pattern to try!

Boho Macrame Earrings Pattern by Knot Calm

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4. Macrame Vine Bracelet by Micro Macrame Maven

Here’s a chance to wear a bit of nature’s beauty around your wrist. This Margaretenspitze bracelet is really 3 single bracelets stacked together (or you can make just one or two if you want a narrower bracelet). 

This project uses Margaretenspitze techniques (a style of macramé knotting that primarly uses Half Hitches & variations (like the Double Half Hitch) in it’s construction. 

Macrame Vine Bracelet by Micro Macrame Maven

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5. Macrame Interchangeable Pouch Necklace by Macrame Damare

This tutorial will allow you to create a macrame stone pouch necklace with adjustable closure. You can change stone whenever you want, following the energy vibration you need on that particular day. The pattern is the base, the fun part of choosing colors is for you.

Macrame Interchangeable Pouch Necklace by Macrame Damare

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6. Beaded Macrame Bracelet by Knot Just Macrame

Want to learn how to make your own micro macrame jewelry? This tutorial will show you how to knot this pretty micro macrame bracelet. It’s easier than you think! These instructions are for a micro macrame (beaded macrame) bracelet in a pattern called Hydrangeas.

Beaded Macrame Bracelet by Knot Just Macrame

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7. Easy Macrame Jewelry Rings by Instructables

These Macrame Rings use just the regular macrame knots and that’s what makes it so easy, especially if you already know how to macrame! You can also decide to give it your own twist by adding a bead to it, or by using more than one color.

Easy Macrame Jewelry Rings by Instructables

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8. Macrame Bracelet by Gathered

Macrame chunky bracelets are in trend this summer thanks to their boho style and simple design. Easy and simple to knot, you can make them in a colour that complements your outfit and hit the town with your new accessory. Plus they’d make an affordable and handmade gift for a fashionable friend too.

Macrame Bracelet by Gathered

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9. Macrame Butterfly Brooch by Micro Macrame Maven

This whimsical Micro-Macrame and wire Butterfly Brooch made with nylon cord (S-Lon or C-Lon) will brighten your day. Several different knotted chain variations make up the wings & hammered wire is used to form the base and the antennae. 

Macrame Butterfly Brooch by Micro Macrame Maven

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10. Beaded Hemp Ankle Bracelet by Happy Hour Projects

This DIY Macrame Jewelry looks stunning and is guaranteed to fit your ankle perfectly. A simple double braid technique adds flair to the beginner-friendly design, and you can tweak the color scheme to reflect your favorite hues.

Because it only uses a few supplies, including seed beads and hemp cord, this project is as affordable as it is cute. If you’re feeling extra crafty, use the same tutorial to create a matching bracelet.

Beaded Hemp Ankle Bracelet by Happy Hour Projects

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11. Cowrie Shell Macrame Jewelry by The Neon Tea Party

Shell jewelry has been on the rise for a couple years now and it’s safe to say it has hit its peak this summer! Did you know that cowrie shell jewelry is so easy to make at home?!

All you really need to create the look are cowrie shells, knotting cord in whatever color you please, and gold seed beads to give your creation a professional finish.

Cowrie Shell Macrame Jewelry by The Neon Tea Party

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12. Macrame Flower Earrings Pattern by Unique For You By Vanya

Check out these micro macrame flower earrings tutorial and make unique jewelry piece for yourself or as a gift. The earrings are made of scrap/ leftover waxed threads. To make them you’ll need threads with a length of 30 cm. 

Macrame Flower Earrings Pattern by Unique For You By Vanya

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13. Rainbow Macrame Earrings by Happiness Is Homemade

These DIY rainbow macramé earrings require just a few simple supplies, and they make a HUGE impact! Make them in lots of different color combinations to match your entire wardrobe, and be sure to keep a few extra pairs on hand – they make an awesome gift idea!

Rainbow Macrame Earrings by Happiness Is Homemade

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14. Macrame Swirl Earrings by How Did You Make This?

These macrame earrings are one of those projects where a fun technique and some pretty geometry came together to be really addictive!

Adding beads to rows of double half hitch knots automatically creates the swirl effect, and the knotting is sturdy enough to hold its shape without needing any additional structure beyond the wire loop at the center.

Macrame Swirl Earrings by How Did You Make This?

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15. Stone Pendant Macrame Jewelry Tutorial by Aisha Macrame

Are you looking for a cute way to wrap stones and turn them into gorgeous pendant necklaces? Then follow this wrapping stone tutorial and you’re good to go!

Stone Pendant Macrame Jewelry Tutorial by Aisha Macrame

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16. Macrame Knot Necklace by Lia Griffith

Here is a macrame knot necklace that can act as a trendy fashion statement to pair with any outfit during any season!

Macrame Knot Necklace by Lia Griffith

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17. Macrame Necklace Tutorial by Gathered

Liberating a skein of yarn from your stash, transforming it and taking it out on the town on the same night has never been easier – colourful cotton rope and some knotty know-how is literally all you’ll need to perfect a flower-look statement necklace.

Macrame Necklace Tutorial by Gathered

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18. Boho-Inspired Woven Macrame Necklace by Styleoholic

This super eye-catching and boho-inspired necklace is amazing and suitable even for those who can’t do macramé.

Prepare necklace chain at desired length, 4″ of copper pipe, cotton twine, yarn, thick cardboard measuring about 5″ x 7″, 12 turquoise stone beads, tapestry needle for weaving, hand-sewing needle for threading through the stones and thread in coordinating color. 

Boho-Inspired Woven Macrame Necklace by Styleoholic

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19. Knotted Chevron Statement Macrame Necklace by Instructables

These necklaces are made with double half hitch knots – essentially the same way that a lot of friendship bracelets are made. By varying the way the strands are worked you can create two very different kinds of stripe patterns. The repetition of one knot creates a nice texture for making patterns pop.

Knotted Chevron Statement Macrame Necklace by Instructables

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20. DIY Macrame Bracelet by Honestly WTF

If you want a beginner bracelet to look more polished, add some pretty focal pieces like the ones you see here. Also, don’t be afraid to play around with fun-colored cords.

DIY Macrame Bracelet by Honestly WTF

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21. Square Macrame Pendant by Red Heart

Try out your knot-tying skills for this macramé pendant and add the perfect touch of gorgeous folkloric style to your look!

Square Macrame Pendant by Red Heart

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22. Jewel Macrame Bracelet by Hello Glow

Make an easy macrame bracelet, and upgrade it to look modern and chic with the aid of jewels. The large cubic jewels lend this macrame bracelet a regal touch that’s contrasted by the plain weaving. Such a beautiful macrame jewelry to keep or give away!

Jewel Macrame Bracelet by Hello Glow

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23. Macrame Turtle Pendant by Unique For You By Vanya

Check out this little micro turtle macrame jewelry tutorial and make unique jewelry charm for yourself or as a gift. This is suitable for a casual necklace or it can also be used as an ornament, or to decorate packages and other items.

Macrame Turtle Pendant by Unique For You By Vanya

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24. Boho Macrame Jewelry Bracelet by Macramedamare

This boho bracelet is beaded with a variety of brass beads, gemstones and colorful threads. Once you get familiar with this macrame jewelry tutorial, experiment with different colored beads and cord to come up with a unique combination.

Boho Macrame Jewelry Bracelet by Macramedamare

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25. Colorful Macrame Cross Earrings Tutorial by Macrame School

Perhaps the way to get into micro macrame work is to pick smaller projects like earrings. Colorful ones also help as beginners will not get confused with the multiple cord strands being used.

One awesome tutorial which fits these criteria is the colorful macrame cross earrings project. This tutorial is also a great way to use up some odd beads which aren’t sufficient for larger bracelet or necklace designs. 

Colorful Macrame Cross Earrings Tutorial by Macrame School

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26. Colorful Macrame Knot Necklace by Lia Griffith

This DIY macrame jewelry pattern is an easy one for all skill levels — and a great craft for older kids who are comfortable using hot glue and an embroidery needle. This project is super simple to make, so you can craft this gift or pretty accessory in no time.

Colorful Macrame Knot Necklace by Lia Griffith

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27. Macrame Butterfly Ring by Macramedamare

Bring in spring with this easy Macrame Butterfly Ring Pattern. These little guys are happy and bright and they work up so quickly you will want to make many. This easy macrame jewelry pattern is the base, the fun part for you to make your own color combinations!

Macrame Butterfly Ring by Macramedamare

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28. Drunkard’s Path Micro Macrame Jewelry Pattern by Knot Just Macrame

Learn how to make your own Drunkard’s Path micro macrame bracelet following the instructions included in this tutorial. Beaded arc sections contrast with knotted bands to make a beautiful piece. This pattern is meant for all knotters, although some experience with knots (double half hitch, larks head) is preferable.

Drunkard's Path Micro Macrame Jewelry Pattern by Knot Just Macrame

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29. Macrame Earrings by The Spruce Crafts

With just a few simple materials, you can create a chic, boho pair of earrings that look like they came from a boutique, but you’ll be able to say that you made with your own two hands. Follow these tutorials for a basic pair and a pair that’s a little more intricate.

As you’re gathering materials, take a peek through your earring collection for hoops or shapes that you already have—these might be great starters for adding some macrame knots to give them new life!

Macrame Earrings by The Spruce Crafts

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30. Beaded Macrame Bracelets by Crystals And Clay Jewelry DIY

Here’s an interesting macrame bracelet design using the round gemstones. You will use 4mm garnet beads for this project, along with some beautiful vintage style dark red seed beads.

Unlike traditional macrame bracelets which use the thread pattern as the focal point, this design focuses on the beautiful gemstones. It gives the bracelet a more formal and elegant look. In addition, it is also a great project to get familiar with the macrame techniques. You will learn three knots in this design. 

Beaded Macrame Bracelets by Crystals And Clay Jewelry DIY

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31. Macrame Earrings Pattern by Curious Craft Studio

These macrame earrings are a celebration of timeless elegance. These simple yet stunning studs are an everyday essential. This design was conceived with the idea of zero-waste in mind – what a beautiful way to use all your leftover scraps!

Macrame Earrings Pattern by Curious Craft Studio

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32. Macrame Swirl Brooch by Micro Macrame Maven

This eye catching brooch is as fun to wear as it is to make. Choosing cord colors that range from lighter to darker tones creates a dramatic effect, however using just one color of cord looks great too!

Macrame Swirl Brooch by Micro Macrame Maven

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NOT ONLY ARE THESE MACRAME JEWELRY PATTERNS FASHIONABLE, BUT THEY’RE EXTREMELY AFFORDABLE. YES, PLEASE!

If you love working with macrame, try out these macrame plant holders or cute macrame wall hangings for your DIY home decor! Or, browse all of our DIY Jewellery projects for a whole variety of wonderful accessories and gift ideas.

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Have you ever wanted to make your own jewelry? Trust us— it’s simple! So, gather your craft tools and start making your own Macrame jewelry!