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DIY: Little Nicki’s simple knotted plant hanger


Because plants and macramé go together in your Jungalow like peas and carrots, I decided to make a super simple woven plant hanger.  If you have a bit of rope (or jute, twine, leather…) and you know how to make knots, you can make this in about 5 minutes flat.


1) Cut 4 equal lengths of your rope – go quite long, so you have lots to work with; mine were around 50 inches each.

2) Line them up equally and fold them in half.  In the middle where they are folded, you can do a knot that leaves a loop for hanging.  *I did this the lazy way with an elastic, because I found my rope a bit thick for knotting all 8 pieces.



3) Start with your first two adjacent strands and knot them together about a quarter of a way down.

4) Repeat the same with the next 3 sections of adjacent strands.



5) Once you have your 4 knots, start your next row another quarter of the way down, but this time with the adjacent strands of the above knots.

6) Repeat until all four pairs are knotted again.


7) Take the last of the hangings ends and tie them all together into one large knot to finish.  *Trim the ends if they are not hanging symmetrically.

8) Hang a pretty plant in your new macramé hanger and place it somewhere special at home.




What do you think?  Will you be making one this weekend?  If you get the hang of it, you could start experimenting with less simple version as well; think of adding beads, tassels or even dyeing your rope beforehand.  The possibilities are endless!

Once you’ve tried one of these, you might want to give this DIY plant hanger a whirl as well.

{Project by Nicole Valentine Don for Justina Blakeney est. 1979.}

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Photos by: Dara Tippapart

Alternative Text Justina Blakeney

Designer, artist, stylist & mama. Founder and CCO at The Jungalow. Crazy for color, pattern and plants!

3 responses to “DIY: Little Nicki’s simple knotted plant hanger”

  1. great!

    hugs to you, Justina

  2. […] My latest post over at The Jungalow (it’s been awhile!) is a super cute and very easy plant hanger.  See full post with instructions, HERE. […]

  3. Beth A Gabel says:

    This is awesome and so easy to do!

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