The Craft of Macramé (Book Review)

The Craft of Macramé (published in 1972) is a complete guide to the basic techniques of this artistic skill. After becoming familiar with the materials and knots, the beginner can progress to making belts, necklaces, hangings, bags, and other useful decorative pieces. More experienced craftspersons will enjoy many unusual designs.

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Classic Macramé knots and patterns from ancient times

Macramé stripe - Arabic subject.
Macramé is an Arabic word, signifying an ornamental fringe or trimming, which has been adopted as the term for a certain kind of hand-work, known also as «knotted fringe» or «Mexican lace» and produced by the knotting, interweaving and tying together of threads.

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