Naxos Garland Tutorial
At Modern Macramé, we often find ourselves dreaming of far-off lands and distant, sandy shores. It was in this flight of fancy that we dreamed up the Naxos Garland. Named for our favorite Greek island, this verdant swag employs a fun yet simple braiding technique that is ever-so satisfying to knot up when you get the hang of it.
Punctuated by two brass triangle beads, we picture this piece strung across the bar at a party for some added Dionysian flair, festively festooning the banister at a holiday gathering or simply draped above the headboard of your bed to spruce up your intimate interior space. However you see fit, we are sure you will find the perfect place for this versatile bit of bunting.
Preview the Naxos Garland project here!
Finished Size: Approximately 72" long and 4.5" wide
Knots and Techniques:
- Square Knot
Knotting Time: This project takes approximately 2-3 hours to complete
Suggested Skill Level: Intermediate and up!
Designed lovingly by our team at Modern Macramé.
To complete the Naxos Garland you'll need the following materials:;
- Two Triangle Brass Beads
- One bundle of 5mm Cotton Rope in Color A, we chose Mint
- One bundle of 5mm Cotton Rope in Color B, we chose Sea Mist
- One bundle of 5mm Cotton Rope in Color C, we chose Army Green
- One bundle of 5mm Cotton Rope in Color D, we chose Forest Green
- Sharp scissors
- Measuring tape
- Rubber bands
- Something to pin into! A couch cushion or cork board will work
- A few pins
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