20 Macrame Shelf Patterns and Ideas

Are you looking for a way to add extra storage space to your home? Shelving units can be big and bulky and unattractive. Instead of bringing in more space hogging furniture, hand up a macrame shelf. They are space saving and attractive. 

Below are 21 stylish macrame shelves. We have included both free macrame patterns, paid macrame patterns, and premade shelves ready to hang.

1. DIY Macrame Hanging Shelf by LandOfMacrame

This DIY macrame wall shelf can be hung from your ceiling, porch, or in a garden. It is ideal for displaying your plants or decorations.

The macrame hanging shelf is made from 3 mm durable natural white cotton rope. It is 40″ (105 cm) long, not including the tassel (without the plate inside). It is designed to be used with a 12 inch (30 cm) diameter wood plate.

DIY Macrame Hanging Shelf by LandOfMacrame

Find the Tutorial by LandOfMacrame HERE

2. Macrame Hanging Shelf Tutorial Download by DavidandCharles

Create this impressive and unique macrame hanging shelf for your home. The decorative shelf unit is ideal for displaying lightweight objects. You can use it in any room, including your bathroom.

The macrame hanging shelf tutorial is a full colour downloadable PDF. The shelf can be hung directly on the wall or from the ceiling against a wall.

Macrame Hanging Shelf Tutorial Download by DavidandCharles

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3. Macrame Wall Shelf Pattern by Nobook

This DIY macrame shelf has a beautiful boho style wall hanging. It is made with natural materials and has a minimalist feeling. It is perfect for creating texture and style.

Finished, this shelf measures 72 inches (40.18 cm) from the bar to the shelf. The tutorial includes easy step-by-step instructions. It only uses 2 simple knots which makes it the ideal pattern for beginners.

Macrame Wall Shelf Pattern by Nobook

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4. DIY Macrame Shelf by Kendall Lockey

This is the beginner-friendly DIY macrame shelf tutorial. The free video will walk you step-by-step through most of the process.

You will need a 14.17 inch (36 cm) dowling stick, a 10.63 inch (27 cm) x 7.48 inch (19 cm) wooden shelf, and 4 mm 3 ply cords.

Find the Tutorial by Kendall Lockey HERE

5. Macrame Wall Hanging Shelf by MituMakrame

This wooden macrame wall hanging shelf tutorial will walk you through each step in creating a trendy home decor piece. It will add beauty and comfort to any room it is hung in.

The pattern includes a supplies list, detailed step-by-step written instructions, over 60 high quality photographs, and a knot guide.

Macrame Wall Hanging Shelf by MituMakrame

Find the Tutorial by MituMakrame HERE

6. How to Make DIY Macrame Shelf Tutorial by Habit Made

Use this free Macrame tutorial to make this large, stunning shelf. We would recommend this pattern for advanced level macrame artists. The video is quite fast, and you will need previous knot knowledge.

To complete this pattern, you will need 3 mm cotton cord, 2 mm cotton cord, tape, a measuring tape, scissors, wooden rings, a dog comb, and a wood shelf.

Find the Tutorial by Habit Made HERE

7. Macrame Wall Shelf Tutorial by fallandFOUND

You can make this shelf as long as you want. However, the designer recommends using at least a 5 inch (12.7 cm) wide board.

This easy-to-follow pattern has step-by-step instructions with over 40 high quality close-up images for each step. The DIY macrame pattern shows 3 mm cotton string, but you can use any gauge you like.

Macrame Wall Shelf Tutorial by fallandFOUND

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8. DIY Macrame Hanging Shelf Tutorial by LandOfMacrame

This contemporary and stylish home decor macrame hanging shelf will match perfectly with almost any decor. It is ideal for kitchens, indoor gardens, sunrooms, a porch, an office, bathroom living room, or dining room.

The macrame hanging shelf is made from 3 mm durable natural white cotton rope. It measures 37 inches (95 cm) long from the top loop to the end of the basket, not including the tassel (without plate inside). The hanger will fit a 12 inch (30 cm) diameter plate.

DIY Macrame Hanging Shelf Tutorial by LandOfMacrame

Find the Tutorial by LandOfMacrame HERE

9. Macrame Shelf Tutorial by EthnyShop

This beginner-friendly pattern would make a great first project. If you are wanting to learn more about macrame or looking to create a handmade gift for a friend, this one is simple.

Included in this PDF download are 12 pages of written step-by-step instructions with photos. The wooden base is 13 inches (30 cm) wide. The completed project will measure approximately 13 inches (33 cm) from the wooden ring to the shelf.

Macrame Shelf Tutorial by EthnyShop)

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10. Macrame Wall Shelf DIY Craft by KnottyCotton

Here is a beautiful DIY macrame wall shelf that would look perfect hanging next to your entryway. It would be ideal for placing your keys and sunglasses.

You can create this piece with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions. The finished project will measure between 2.5 feet (76.2 cm) and 3 feet (91.44 cm) long.

Macrame Wall Shelf DIY Craft by KnottyCotton

Find the Tutorial by KnottyCotton HERE

Premade Macrame Shelves

If you are looking to purchase a premade macrame shelves, we have found several of those for you too. Below are 11 shelves that are beautifully crafted.

11. Macrame Wall Hanging Shelf from HipKNotsBoutique

This macrame wall hanging shelf was designed to fit in any space and budget. It is a breathtaking piece of art that will help create a sense of harmony and comfort in your home.

The shelf is handmade with 100% natural cotton and driftwood. It measures roughly 40 inches (101.6 cm) long x 16 inches (40.64 cm) wide x 7 inches (17.78 cm) deep.

Macrame Wall Hanging Shelf from HipKNotsBoutique

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12. Induslyfe Macrame Wall Hanging Shelf (Tier 1, Natural White)

Are you looking for a boho wall shelf with a Bohemian feel? This shelf is amazing. It has a lot of interest and texture.

It is made of 4 mm thick natural cotton cords and pine wood. The shelf was designed to give a vintage rustic flair to your walls. It measures 6 inches (15.24 cm) deep x 17 inches (43.18 cm) wide x 26 inches (66.04 cm) high.

Induslyfe Macrame Wall Hanging Shelf

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13. Macrame Wall Hanging Plant Decor Shelf

This macrame hanging shelf is crafted with natural cotton rope. It is hygienic and durable. The boho style wall hanging has a minimalist feeling and creates a relaxing ambiance.

This shelf can display your favorite succulent plants, pictures, books, candles, personal collections, and more. It measures 5.9 inches (14.99 cm) deep x 12.59 inches (31.98 cm) wide x 19.68 inches (49.99 cm) high.

Macrame Wall Hanging Plant Decor Shelf

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14. Macrame Wall Hanging Shelf from TPP001

Incorporate this wooden shelf into your decor to help create a relaxed and inviting atmosphere. Or purchase this eco-friendly gift for a housewarming present.

The handmade shelf measures 31.5 inches (80 cm) high x 19.69 inches (50 cm) wide.

Macrame Wall Hanging Shelf from TPP001

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15. Natural Cream Beige Large Macrame Wall Hanging Shelf from TOMRISDECO

This wall hanging would work great in a living room, bedroom, nursery, etc. The shelf is handmade using natural cotton cord and a floating shelf.

Without the hanging string, the shelf measures 22 inches high x 26 inches wide. It is made to order, especially for you.

Natural Cream Beige Large Macrame Wall Hanging Shelf from TOMRISDECO

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16. Macrame Wall Hanging Shelf from KatieKateCreatesShop

This stunning macrame wall hanging shelf will make a beautiful accent to any room. It is not only stylish, but it is also functional.

The Shelf is 5.5 inches deep and 15 inches wide. Length with hanging cord is between 24 inches (60.96 cm) to 26 inches (66.04 cm). Without the cord, it is between 22 inches (55.88 cm) to 24 inches (60.96 cm).

Macrame Wall Hanging Shelf from KatieKateCreatesShop

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17. Large Macrame Wall Hanging Ladder Shelf

Why settle for one wood shelf when you can have 5? This multi-compartment macrame hanging shelf is handy for displaying small items and taller items.

This sturdy wood shelf is made from 4 mm cotton rope and 3/5 inch thick solid wood. The handwoven patterns and natural wood grain creates a unique charm.

The large wall hanging measures 6 inches (15.24 cm) deep x 25 inches (63.5 cm) wide x 63 inches (160.02 cm) high.

Large Macrame Wall Hanging Ladder Shelf

Find it on Amazon HERE

18. Macrame Wall Shelf from FRINGEMAMA

This macrame wall shelf is carefully handmade. There are no two shelves exactly the same. Each one is unique and beautiful.

Each shelf is hand tied using 4 mm 100% natural macrame cord. The pine board is stained and sealed with a coat of polyurethane. If you are looking for more than one shelf, this artist offers bundle deals. Buy more and save.

The macrame shelves are about 16 inches (40.64 cm) wide x 13 inches (33.02) tall x 5.5 inches (13.97 cm) deep.

Macrame Wall Shelf from FRINGEMAMA

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19. Hanging Macrame Corner Shelf from BohoChicMacrameCo

Here is a charming and petite boho style shelf. It has 3 triangle shaped wood shelves. It is perfect for adding interest to a corner of a room.

When you order this shelf you get to choose between 4 different wood stains: light-natural, grey, light grey, and brown. You also get to pick the cord colour.

There are so many colours to choose from, there is definitely one that will match your decor. The floating shelves measure approximately 41 inches (104.14 cm) long x 11 inches (27.94 cm) wide.

Hanging Macrame Corner Shelf from BohoChicMacrameCo

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20. Wooden Wall Macrame Shelf from DznsByAlma

This shelf comes in two different styles. Both styles are hand knotted and include cute wooden beads. These beautiful little shelves are pretty and practical. They will look great in any space in your home.

The shelves are 14 inches (35.56 cm) wide x 15 inches (38.10 cm) tall (bottom of the shelf to the top of the hook) x 4 inches deep.

Wooden Wall Macrame Shelf from DznsByAlma

Find the Macrame Shelf from DznsByAlma HERE

Do you need extra shelving but do not want to install permanent shelving? How about using a macrame shelf instead?

Macrame can add a beautiful chic touch to your home decor. If you are searching for an alternative to regular shelving and bookcases, check out our list of macrame shelf patterns and shelves that are ready to hang. 

In case you want more home decor ideas, be sure to check out our Macrame Lamp Shades, Decorative Light Switch Cover Ideas, Painted Accent Wall Ideas, Placemat Quilt Patterns, Macrame Plant Hanger Patterns and many more here.

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