Hashtags for macramé makers
Are you a macrame lover like us? We've rounded up the top hashtags to use on Instagram so that your plaited creations can be loved, and liked, by the world.
Feature image by @freebirdfibers
Macramé is having a craft revival and we want you to get on board. We've created a library of basic macrame knots blog post for you to brush up your skills and uploaded a free macrame bunting for you to make! So now you've got all the skills and makes, the last thing left is to share them with the world.
Here's our with our round-up of the best hashtags for macrame so that your makes can get all the likes.
From plant hangers which show off your crazy plant lady credentials to intricately knotted wall hangings, the popular 70s craft is having a resurgence and we can't get enough.
If you want to show off your macramé makes, check out our macrame for beginners which included tips and tricks from established crafters. Now it's time to get searching these hashtags!
Find other makers taking macramé to new places with the hashtag #modernmacrame. From millennial pink hangings to bold fibre choices, take a look at how makers today are giving the craft a contemporary twist. And don’t forget to tag your pics with #macrameplanthanger and #macramewallhanging as well to show off your makes to others. Learn how to make a macrame plant hanger with our free tutorial.
If you can’t stop knotting, share your daily macramé making with the hashtag #macrameeveryday, or the very similar – but no less beautiful – #macrameallday. These smaller hashtags are packed full of some of the most gorgeous knotted hangings, as well as videos and unique takes on the classic knots.
If you’re only just starting out on your macramé journey, check out the hashtag #learnmacrame to pick up some hints and tips from the pros. Another great tag for those still working out their clove hitches is #macrametutorial, as it’s packed with videos to practise with. Or, if you’d prefer to learn face-to-face, use #macrameworkshop to find craft workshops happening near you and makers to follow.
From chairs made from macramé to shelves and even outfits, the hashtag #allthingsmacrame and #butfirstmacrame are small tags, but fab for finding something a bit more unique than just wall hangings. Plus, the smaller the tag, the better chance you have of being discovered yourself if you use it to tag your makes. Get ideas to take macramé to the next level. You can even create furniture – we found a macramé tipi which was inspired – or give your wardrobe a hippy makeover.
From chunky statement necklaces to intricate tassel earrings, if you only know macramé from a good plant hanger then be prepared to be impressed by following the hashtag #macramejewellery (or #macramejewelry). #macramebracelet is also worth checking out for some beautiful delicate bracelets to copy for yourself using fine cords.
Fibre artists regularly use macramé in their work, so check out the hashtag #fibreart to find out how people are incorporating knots into other projects as well as a host of wall hangings and backdrops made for all occasions. As well as macramé, there's a whole host of other textiles used on this tag so it’s great for inspiration. Don’t forget to check the hashtag #macrameart, #macrameartist and #fibreartist too.
The macramé community is thriving on Instagram. Find your knotting tribe by using #macramecommunity to find new makers who fit your aesthetic. Check out the page @macrame_community for a selection of the best makes, and don’t forget to tag them in any of your own pictures for a chance to get featured and seen by more macramé lovers. The same goes for the hashtag #macramemakers and the community @macramemakers who share their favourite macramé makers every day.
Share your love for all things knotted by using the hashtag #macramelove, which is packed full of gorgeous makes. Macramé is made across the globe, from its origins in the Middle East to its popularity throughout Europe, and this is a great tag to find macramé makers in other countries. Also, try searching the word macramé followed by the country of your choice, for example #macramebrasil or #macrameindonesia. #instamacrame is another good hashtag to find makers from across the globe.
Since its first revival in the 70s, macramé often sums up a more bohemian hippy lifestyle, so if you’re looking for makes to give your home a more spiritual vibe, search the hashtags #bohodecor and #bohostyle to have a look at some really dreamy homes and use #showmeyourboho to share your own.
Whether you’re a beginner, or you’ve got the basics but want to master more complicated techniques, use #macrameknots to find out what people are using in their creations. If you’re looking for a tutorial or want to see other ways to use a knot you've already mastered, search the specific knots themselves for ideas – think #doublehalfhitch, #clovehitchknot, #horizontalclovehitches, #clovehitches and #doublehalfhitch. And don't forget to search #macramesupplies and #macramecord to find the best tools to get making.
Macrame Movement is a fantastic Instagram page to find some beautiful makers. Use the hashtag #macramemovement to find makers that are going to be discovered for their fabulous knots while sharing some of your own.
First image courtesy of @freebirdfibres
If you want to up your Insta game even more, check out our other hashtag blog posts as well as our business tips. There's everything you need to get your creations the love, and likes, they deserve. For more macrame goodness check out our DIY garden chair and beginner macrame wall hanging tutorials. Looking for more macrame projects to make? Check out our free macrame patterns.
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.