Macramé Bookmark by Mei Kwee Chong

Macramé Bookmark by Mei Kwee Chong

Never lose track of your favourite reads with this macramé page saver! To all those literary creatures out there, why not get your hands busy first, before your eyes do.

Pattern By
Mei Kwee Chong

Yarns
Phildar phil corde (100% cotton in off white) (length depends your desired length of bookmark)

Tools & Materials
Clip board
Scissors
Ruler

Knots used
Half hitch knot

Instructions

Begin
Cut 6 pieces of yarn 5 times the length of your bookmark each. Leaving approximately 5cm[2”] of yarn, secure the yarns to a clipboard to begin knotting.

Continue
1st row: From right to left, tie a half hitch knot using the first 2 strands. Tie a second half hitch knot with the 2nd and 3rd strand. Continue tying 3 more half hitch knots to complete the row, always using a strand from the previous half hitch and the next strand.

2nd-3rd row: From right to left, tie 5 half hitch knots for each row. 

4th row: From left to right, tie 5 half hitch knots leaving approximately 1.5cm[0.6"], 2cm[0.79"], 2.5cm[[0.98"] and 3cm[1.2"] gaps from the 3rd row of knots above for the 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th half hitch knots respectively. 

5th-6th row: From left to right, tie 5 half hitch knots for each row. 

Continue this zig zag pattern until desired length. 

End
Cut off the both ends neat and even to lengths of your preference.