All levels | 46 min 46 sec
Clear up some counter space while adding texture and style to any corner of your kitchen with these knotted pantry bags. In this class, Creativebug Artist Coach, Cobrina demonstrates making these in two sizes - a bag from cotton rope that is superb for onions, avocados or large citrus, and a small twine bag best suited for garlic, shallots or limes. Both versions show off the beauty of simple macrame knots. She shows you the Half Knot which is the building block knot for so many others, and when repeated, the Half Knot creates lots of fun iterations such as the Square Knot, the Spiral, and Solomon Bar. Finally, use the whipping knot to gather all your cords together for a neat finish.Learn how to:
Here’s what you’ll need:
- For large cotton rope bag, you'll need about 40' - six cords at 78" each, two cords of jute twine at 48" each
- For small twine bag, you'll need about 40' - 8 cords at 63" each, one cord at 18"
- Measuring tape
- Masking tape or hanging rod
- Binder clip or rubber band (optional)
- Tie a right and left Half Knot, resulting in a Square Knot
- Tie a stacked Half Knot, resulting in a Half Knot Spiral
- Tie a stacked Square Knot, resulting in a Solomon Bar
- Tie the Common Whipping knot
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70 users recommended this class to a friend
Cobrina is awesome! These are pretty pantry bags made with a variety of knots, I was not familiar with. I will be making these with my granddaughter.
February 13, 2023
Cobrina explained each step so well. I look forward to making these for my friends and family.
February 3, 2023