Time Required :
About 30 minutes
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

green leaf macrame keychain

Make this trendy Green Leaf Macrame Keychain in 15 minutes or less! Apply the traditional technique of square knotting then brush ends for fringe then shape into a leaf for this fabulous DIY!
Step 1

First, measure and cut the below lengths of macramé cord:

  • One: 12" [30.45 cm]
  • Ten: 7" [17.78 cm]
  • Eight: 6" [15.24 cm]
  • Two: 4" [10.26 cm]
Step 2

Thread the 12" [30.45 cm] cord through the loop at the bottom of a clasp and move so it is in the middle of the cord.

Step 3

Now, slide a wood bead onto both cords hanging down from the clasp and move it up so it rests against the loop on the clasp.

Step 4

Arrange the cords so they are vertical on your working surface and they are facing towards you.
TIP: Tape the cord to your working surface to help keep it in place while you work.

Step 5

Fold one of your 6" [15.24 cm] cords in half and align the ends so they are even. Lay it down, horizontally, on your working surface and slide the fold below the vertical cord (in Step 4) so the fold is just to the left of the cords and the ends are pointing out towards the right.

Step 6

Repeat Step 5 with another 6" [15.2 cm] piece but lay it in the opposite direction on top of the vertical cords from Step 4 and the horizontal cords in Step 6.

Step 7

Reach in through the fold of the top piece and grab the ends of the piece from the bottom. Pull them up, through the loop. Reach under the fold of the bottom piece and grab the ends from the top. Pull them up, through the loop.

Step 8

Pull ends and allow the fold of each to slide towards each other until they meet in the middle to form a reef knot.

Step 9

Repeat Steps 5-8 in the below order:

  • 6" [15.24 cm]
  • 7" [17.78 cm] (five times)
  • 6" [15.24 cm] (two times)
  • 4" [10.26 cm]
Step 10

Use a comb to brush the horizontal cords and the remaining at the bottom of the vertical cords to make fringe.

Step 11

Trim and shape into a leaf.

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