23 of the best macrame kits
Want to start your macrame journey but not sure where to start? Here's some of the top macrame kits on the market so you can start knotting away.
Macrame has seen a huge surge in popularity and it's a craft trend we're so here for. Whether you're fashioning some macrame earrings or knotting up some heart bunting, macrame can really relaxing to make and allows you to take a break from the digital world and create something beautiful. You really can make anything from macrame not just your traditional wall hangings and there's hundreds of free macrame patterns and macrame books out there brimming with innovative projects. However many of these macrame patterns require you to have previous knowledge of the craft which isn't great for newbies which is why we love macrame kits. Macrame kits come with everything you need inside alongside detailed instructions and video tutorials. Many macrame kits come with precut macrame cords making it even easier for newbies to use.
We've collected some of the top macrame kits on the market so you can start your macrame-making journey. We've included a huge range of projects and thrown in a few more complex kits for those of you who have a basic knowledge of different macrame techniques. If you want to brush up on all the macrame techniques and terminology then check out our guide to the basic macrame knots here on Gathered first. Once you've brushed up on your knowledge then have a browse of these macrame kits and buy your favourite. Remember we have loads of macrame patterns for free here on Gathered like our macrame bracelet and DIY macrame curtain for you to come back to when you're a pro!
Top macrame kits
Mini rainbow macrame kit
We're starting our macrame kit collection with a really simple yet beautiful rainbow kit. This sweet little macrame kit from Gukasxi contains eight different rainbow ropes, a roll fishing line, multi-colour quilting pins to help you keep your design in place, a needle, and a tape measure. It's perfect for complete beginners because it doesn't include any complex knots and comes with everything you need as well as full instructions. Pick up this kit a wrap your way to a colourful rainbow and if you're feeling extra kind then gift it to a loved one to spread the cheer. Gukasxi sells a dream catcher macrame kit which is a little more complex so once you've mastered the rainbow why not move on to a dream catcher!
DIY macrame kit for beginners
This pretty macrame kit comes in a neatly packaged box making it ideal for gift giving. Inside you'll see a wooden dowel, 100% cotton rope, and an instruction booklet that takes you through step by step how to knot this heart design. Whether you're gifting this kit or making it up yourself we just know it's going to look great hanging on any wall.
Christmas tree macrame kits
Macrame Christmas crafts? Yes, please! This macrame kit by Store By Rebecca teaches you how to make three macrame Christmas trees in a range of festive colours. Cord, hanging hoop and decorative beads are included as well as a basic knot sheet. Once you've personalised your kit with the colours you'd like and purchased you'll be emailed a video tutorial - great for newbie knoters.
Hanging shelf macrame kit
Practical macrame kits are always a winner in our eyes. This nifty kit from Amazon contains the plank, cord, hoops, and instructions to make a hanging shelf. Give your plants a new handmade home with this fab kit.
Mini macrame cactus kit
How sweet are these mini cactus decorations!? Created by Olive and Winter, this macrame kit contains everything you need to wrap and bend your own catcus. You can choose for your kit to contain up to 10 catcuses and there's three colours to choose from - willow, meadow and khaki. You can also have your macrame kit gift wrapped meaning it will come all packaged up for you to gift straight on. We think these mini catcuses would make great DIY Christmas tree decorations.
Macrame moon dream catcher kit
Capture the night's sky with this moon dream catcher macrame kit. This beginners kit comes with 100% cotton cord, a moon-shaped frame, and a detailed instruction booklet to help you recreate the design. It's the ideal kit for those of you wanting to move away from traditional macrame into a more modern style.
Leaf macrame kit
Turn your macrame cord into an elegant leaf with Jo Jo Joy Creations macrame kit. This kit is beginner-friendly as it comes with pre-measured and cut cotton cord and full photo instructions to help you create your leaf. Plus, there's loads of different colours to chose from so you can make your leaf match with your home decor.
Round macrame kit
This gorgeous rustic macrame kit includes everything you need to make this statement wall hanging. You can choose between three colours (grey, black, and cream) and all the materials are eco-friendly. Although it comes with a how to guide, this macrame kit is for more experienced makers so keep this in mind when you go to buy.
Large wall hanging macrame kit
Looking for a big project to get stuck into? This macrame kit Creacando comes with 150 meters of 3ply macrame yarn and a 60 page instruction booklet with all the info you need. This chunky peice is great for macrame makers who want to challenge themselves!
Plant holder macrame kit
Ankyu Store has created a fab range of plant pot macrame kits for you to make and buy. There's currently four colours to choose from and this simple kit comes with everything you need to make your plants a new home. As well as all the essential materials you'll receive an illustrated booklet of instructions and access to video tutorials.
Macrame coasters kit
You really can macrame anything and with this kit, you can make your own coasters! Bergin and Bath have created this macrame kit for complete beginners so this box is your one stop macrame stop. The kit comes with 33 metres of macrame cord and full instructions showing you how to make three coasters. Follow @berginandbath for video tutorials and extra help.
Heart wall hanging macrame kit
Create your own heart wall hanging in this dream catcher style with Syhood's macrame kit. There's four different shapes to choose from and each kit comes with all the materials and instructions you need to make it.
Coloured macrame wall hanging kit
We love this colourful macrame wall hanging from kalicrame. Their macrame kit comes in several different colours and full instructions are included in the box. You'll also recieve a link to their how to YouTube video when you order.
Macrame bag kit
Fashion your own accessories with this fun macrame kit from Pink and Green. This kit comes with everything you need including the bamboo handles and will teach you how to do three basic knots in order to complete the project.
Rainbow hoop macrame kit
Hellocraft Designs has created a macrame kit that we just love. This kit is completely customisable so you can choose your six colours in your hoop. It also comes with the wooden hoop, full instructions and is packaged beautifully in eco-friendly wrapping.
Macrame Tree of Life kit
This unique macrame kit comes with everything you need to make a tree of life hanging. Despite it looking complex, the kit contains ready-cut lengths of yarn and easy to follow instructions with pictures so is suitable for beginners.
Macrame earring kit
We told you macrame really can be used to make anything! Fashion your own pretty earrings using Lark Design Make's macrame kit. You'll get four earrings bases and four yarn colours of your choice to make them with. You can also head to their website for a video tutorial.
Macrame boho bunting kit
Bring some sunshine into your home with this mini macrame bunting. There's 12 colours to choose from and three different lengths – 5, 7 or 9 flags. As well as the yarn and a link to a video tutorial, Studio Dawn Shop's includes a herbal tea bag in their macrame kits for an extra sweet touch.
Detailed wall hanging macrame kit
Experienced macrame makers you're going to love this kit. You can either choose between just buying the class which is a 16-minute video showing you exactly how to make this piece or the kit and class. The kit comes with all the cords you need as well as a wooden dowel for hanging.
Crystal keyring macrame kit
It's macrame keyrings with an edge! Under A Gypsy Moon sells this super affordable macrame kit on their Etsy which comes in a range of colours. Choose your cord colour and crystal type then have fun follwing the instructions to make your own crystal adorned keyring.
3D macrame wall hanging kit
How cool is this textured wall hanging from Living Weaving? We love the 3D circle element. When you purchase this macrame kit you'll recieve the primary macrame cord which is cream, dowel, full instructions and a secondary cord (colour of your choice) for the circle design. It also comes with a link YouTube video tutorial.
Two-toned macrame decoration kit
Master the art of using two coloured cords with this macrame kit. You can select both the colours from a wide range of options and you'll receive them alongside detailed instructions and two wooden rings. Daslia will also send you a step by step video to help you create this decoration.
Macrame wall hanging kit for beginners
Vanir Creations is a talented macrame maker and she now sells her own macrame kits for beginners. The kit comes with macrame yarn (you can choose the colour from many different options), dowel and written instructions as well as a Youtube video. Everything you need to make this gorgeous piece.
We hope you've enjoyed our round-up of macrame kits. Once you've picked your favourite and completed all the macrame pieces you could ever want why not check out our other craft kits for adults? We have everything from rug making kits and punch needle kits to the best needle felting kits for beginners.
Phoebe has worked for Gathered, and our sister magazine Mollie Makes, for 3 years. She manages our Arts & Crafts section and specialises in social media and content strategy. She has a background in all things marketing, a flair for Pinterest and a knack for finding the next big craft trend. Previously she worked as Digital Campaign Executive for Fat Media. You may recognise her name from Mollie Makes Social Media magazine, where she shared her expertise and top tips on becoming social media savvy.