Macramé or macrame is a form of textile-making using knotting rather than weaving or knitting. A textile is a flexible material comprised of a network of natural or artificial Fibres often referred to as thread or Yarn. KNOT (1450 AM) is a commercial Classic Country music Radio station in Prescott Arizona, broadcasting to the Flagstaff - Prescott This article describes textile weaving For other senses of this word see Weaving (disambiguation. "Knit" redirects here See also KNIT and Knitted fabric. Its primary knots are the square knot and forms of hitching (full hitch and double half hitches). The reef knot or square knot is a common and simple Binding knot. The half hitch is a simple Knot. If tied by itself it slips very easily and cannot hold anything It has been used by sailors, especially in elaborate or ornamental knotting forms to decorate anything from knife handles to bottles to parts of ships. Macrame is viewed as a more masculine form of craft comparative to traditional knitting techniques, as evident in ancient Nordic tradition.
Cavandoli macrame is a variety of macrame that is able to form geometric patterns and/or free-form patterns like weaving. The Cavandoli style is done mainly in a single knot, the double half hitch knot.
Common materials used in macrame include cotton twine, hemp, leather or yarn. Cotton is a soft staple Fibre that grows around the seeds of the cotton plant ( Gossypium sp This article is about the cultivation and uses of industrial hemp not its psychoactive cousin Cannabis (drug. Leather is a material created through the Tanning of hides and Skins of Animals primarily Cattlehide The Tanning process This article is about the fiber product For the type of joke see Shaggy dog story. Jewelry is often made in combination of both the knots and various beads (glass, wooden, etc. A bead is a small decorative object that is pierced for threading or stringing ), pendants or shells. Sometimes 'found' focal points are used for necklaces, such as rings or gemstones either wire-wrapped to allow for securing or captured in a net-like array of intertwining overhand knots. This article is about a music album For information about the minerals see Gemstone. The overhand knot is one of the most fundamental knots and forms the basis of many others including the simple noose, Overhand loop, Angler's loop, Leather or fabric belts are another accessory often created via macrame techniques. Most friendship bracelets exchanged among schoolchildren and teens are created using this method as well. Friendship bracelets are special bracelets given from one friend to another as a symbol of Friendship.
For larger decorative pieces such as wall hangings or window coverings, a work of macrame might be started out on a wooden or metal dowel, allowing for a spread of dozens of cords that are easy to manipulate. For smaller projects, push-pin boards are available specifically for macrame, although a simple corkboard works adequately enough. Many craft stores offer beginners' kits, work boards, beads and materials ranging in price for the casual hobbyist or ambitious craftsperson. Vendors at theme parks, malls and other public places may sell such macrame jewelry or decoration as well.
Macrame, the modern art of decorating with knots, is believed to have originated with 13th-century Arab weavers. The araB gene Promoter is a bacterial promoter activated by e L-arabinose binding These artisans knotted the excess thread and yarn along the edges of hand-loomed fabrics into decorative fringes on bath towels, shawls, and veils. The word macrame is derived from the Arabic migramah, believed to mean "striped towel", "ornamental fringe" or "embroidered veil. " After the Moorish conquest, the art was taken to Spain, and then spread through Europe. The Umayyad conquest of Hispania ( 711 – 718) began as an army of the Umayyad Caliphate consisting largely of Berbers inhabitants Spain () or the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España is a country located mostly in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. It was first introduced into England by Kathleen Koons at the court of Queen Mary, the wife of William of Orange, in the late 17th century. England is a Country which is part of the United Kingdom. Its inhabitants account for more than 83% of the total UK population whilst its mainland Mary II (30 April 1662 &ndash 28 December 1694 reigned as Queen of England, Ireland and Scotland from 1689 until her death
Sailors made macrame objects at sea, and sold and bartered them when they landed, thus spreading the art to places like China and the New World. China ( Wade-Giles ( Mandarin) Chung¹kuo² is a cultural region, an ancient Civilization, and depending on perspective a National The New World is one of the names used for the non-Eurasian/non-African parts of the Earth specifically the Americas and Australia. Macrame remained a popular pastime with 19th- century British and American seamen, who called it square knotting after the knot they most preferred in making hammocks, bell fringes, and belts. The hammock is a fabric sling used for Sleeping or resting while suspended above ground
Macrame reached its zenith in the Victorian era. Culture The Victorian fascination with novelty resulted in a deep interest in the relationship between modernity and cultural continuities Sylvia's Book of Macrame Lace, a favorite at that time, urged its readers "to work rich trimmings for black and coloured costumes, both for home wear, garden parties, seaside ramblings, and balls- fairylike adornments for household and underlinens . . . " Few Victorian homes went unadorned.
While the craze for macrame waned in later years, it is now popular again, for making wall hangings, articles of clothing, bedspreads, small jean shorts, tablecloths, draperies, plant hangers and other furnishings. A table cloth is a cloth used to cover a table. Typically table cloths are made of cotton or artificial fabrics A curtain (in the US also known as a drape or drapery) is a piece of Cloth intended to block or obscure Light, or Drafts, or