2 ways to make macrame earrings (EASY DIY)

Macrame is a technique that you can use on everything from accessories to home decor. Part of the use of threads knotted together to create different figures and ends with fringes on the edges.

If you are looking for an easy way to create your own bohemian, chic and low budget macrame earrings DIY, I am sure you will love this guide.

Make your own macrame earrings with the next tutorials!

macrame earrings

Macrame earrings tutorials

Making earrings craft is a fun and creative activity that is very easy to do. In this article I will show you two different ways to create beautiful macrame earrings.

Tutorial 1: macrame feather earrings

Materials and Tools:

  • Macrame cord
  • Scissors
  • Jewelry pliers
  • Comb
  • Fish hook earring backs
  • Jump rings
macrame cord

Instructions

*Before starting with the macrame earring tutorial, gather all the necessary materials and occupy a comfortable place with good light.

  • Step 1

    Cut three pieces of your macrame cord. One piece should be 12″ and the other two should be 6″.
  • Step 2

    Fold the 12″ piece in half with the loop at the top.

    Next, fold one 6″ piece in half and tuck the loop under the top of the 12″ piece, from right to left
  • Step 3

    Then fold your other 6″ cord in half. Tuck this loop up through the loop of the first 6″ cord, from the left to the right.

    Next, pull the second 6″ cord across the center line of the 12″ cord. Insert the ends of the first 6″ cord through this loop.

    Pull on both ends of the cords to tighten this knot.
  • Step 4

    Repeat the steps of adding more loops until you have ten knots.

    Remember to alternate the sides where you insert the first loop.
  • Step 5

    With the scissors, cut the end of the threads to give it a feather shape.

    Then, fray the strands with a comb or your fingers.

    Brush again and trim to shape if necessary.
  • Step 6

    Add a jump ring and earring back to the top loop of the macrame cord.
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Tutorial 2: rainbow macrame earrings

Materials and Tools:

  • Macrame cord of different colors
  • Scissors
  • Jewelry pliers
  • Comb
  • Hoop earrings
  • Fish hook earring backs
  • Jump rings

Instructions

*Before starting with the macrame earring tutorial, gather all the necessary materials and occupy a comfortable place with good light.
  • Step 1

    Cut two pieces of each color of macrame cord between 4″ – 6″.
  • Step 2

    Fold one of the pieces in half and thread it through the earring hoop. Tie a knot by bringing the loop to the front and threading the loose ends through the loop.
  • Step 3

    Pull to tighten the knot, and repeat the process with the other colored cords.
  • Step 4

    With the scissors, cut the ends of the macrame cords of the same size.
Finally, you can leave the earrings with the cord intact or you can fray the threads to create fringe. All that is left is adding the hoop earrings to the top and your new macrame earrings are ready to wear!

Choose your favorite macrame earrings!

Now that you know how to make macrame earrings, I hope you will be encouraged to create them as you like: with different colors, with different shapes of earring hoops and even larger or smaller ones.

You can also see this article about What is macrame and how can you use it for crafts’ by clicking here.

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