How to Macrame a Bracelet with Basic Alternating Half Hitch Knot
Summary: Learn how to macrame your own alternating half hitch bracelets with two lengths of common nylon thread or paracord. Super easy yet fancy pattern!
A half hitch is one of the basic knots while making macrame bracelet. Here, I will show you an easy sennit bracelet to make with alternating half hitch knots. And if you are an outdoors person, this knot can be a useful and functional technique for making a survivor bracelet.
Supplies needed to macrame the bracelet:
2mm Nylon Thread
How to macrame a bracelet with alternating half hitch?
Step 1: Cut one length of white and blue nylon thread, about 100cm for each color.
Step 2: Fold the two cords into 20cm and 80cm parts. Fasten the blue cord against the white one by using a Lark’s Head Knot. Tighten the knot as firm as possible.
Step 3: Pick the two 20cm long ends as holding. Then, start to tie the half hitch knot by using two long working end alternately.
Stop when the bracelet reaches a comfortable length.
Step 4: Hold the four cord ends with an overhand knot. Trim off the excess and then seal with lighter.
There are various half hitch patterns available while one learn to macrame a bracelet. And in today’s project I’ve shown the pattern uses two holding ends. Similarly, for a vintage pattern, just try the alternating half hitch without a holding end.