Small owl macrame necklace




  • I separate this owl macrame necklace pattern with 2 parts, owl part and necklace part
  • Before working this project you must  practice spiral half hitch, square knot and double haft hitch bar.(Horizontal haft hitch)









Materials :



necklace line pattern
  •  waxed cords (brown color) , 130 cm. long each (waxed cord no.3 /1 mm. thick),fold in a half
  • 6 small wooden beads and 30 brass beads for decorating . 


owl pattern
  • 8 waxed cords (nude color) , 70 cm. long each (waxed cord no.3 /1 mm. thick) fold in a half
  • 2 round sphere beads for eye.
  • 1 UFO shape bead for mouth.
  • 1 stick for owl standing.

Instructions: OWL part
  • Fold every cords into a half to start every thing at the middle.

  • Secure 4  brown cords(130 cm) horizontally. This is a holding cords for necklace line part.
  • Use 8 nude cords (70cm.) for and owl part. Tie larks head knot on necklace line part

You will now get 16 strands to work.


Separate them in 4 groups,each group contain 4 cords
  • Tying each group with square knot with 2 fillers.  You will get  4 square knots on the 1st row.
  • leave 2 leftest and rightest cords, and separate the rest 12 cords in 3 group, Then tie each group  with square knot.  You will get  3 square knots onthe 2nd row.



  • leave 4 leftest and rightest cords, and separate the rest 8 cords in 2 group, Then tie each group  with square knot.  You will get  2 square knots on the 3rd row.
  • Then tie 1 square knot on 4 cords at the middle of the work, You will get  1 square knot on the 4th row.


Separate cords into 2 groups, left group and right group
  • Tie the double half hitch bar to each group, the holding cord will be on the leftest and rightest. Make sure that each knot is closed to square knots above.



  • Put 2 cords in the middle into the UFO bead as in the picture.



  • Thread 2 beads for eye  into 2-5, 12-15 cord.


  • Separate cords into 2 side, left side and right side. Then tie the double half hitch bar to each side, the holding cord will be the middle cord of your work. 



  • Then continue  tying same double half hitch bar to each side, to make 5 bars each side.


  •  Tying 5 cord in a middle with square knots.


  • Leave 2 leftest and rightest cords, and separate the rest 12 cords in 2  groups, Then tie each group  with square knot. 


  • Bring 8,9 cord to the left and right side as in the right image, then put the stick in between the cords as in the left image.
  • Use 8,9 cord tying 2 square knots  around the rest of cords under the stick, to secure the stick firmly.



  • Then cut and burn 8,9 cords. and cut  the rest of cord to make it like a tail.



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 Necklace line part

  • Tie 5 half hitch knots to make  spiral shape knot.
  • Thread 5 brass beads into leftest cord,  and thread a wooden bead into the rest 3 cords on the right.
  • then tie1 square knot to hold the beads together.



  • Continuing the same pattern, making 3 groups of wooden and brass beads.
  • At the end, tie 5 half hitch knots to make spiral shape again.



  • Then make the rest of necklace line with 4 cords braid.



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You can practice  Big owl at http://ecocrafta.blogspot.com/2014/02/owl-necklace.html

6 comments:

  1. Very lovely, thank u for such a detailed tutorial, greatly appreciated, greetings from Honduras

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  2. Lindo e o melhor é que tem como fazer !!!! Obrigada

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  3. Lindo e o melhor é que tem como fazer !!!! Obrigada

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