Valentine's Macramé Heart Keychain

Carry your love with you. This three-stacked heart keychain is the perfect Valentine’s Day craft. Gift a loved one this practical and handmade keychain, or gift one for yourself! This keychain is made entirely of double half hitch knots- a basic and beginner friendly macramé knot. We made this keychain with our 100% natural hemp twine, an earth-friendly product for sustainable crafting.


Materials Needed:

  • #48 Hemp cord
    • We used the color Dusty Pink
  • A keyring of choice
    • We used a lobster style ring
  • Scissors

Instructions:

  • Measure and cut 6 hemp cords 3.5 feet long.
  • Fold one cord evenly in half and attach it to the keychain with a Reverse Lark’s Head knot. Repeat with the other 5 cords.
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  • Find the 3rd cord from the left. Point this cord down and diagonal to the left, and tie 2 Double Half Hitch knots around it with the 2 cords to the left.
  • Find the 4th cord from the left. Point this cord down and diagonal to the right, and tie 2 Double Half Hitch knots around it with the next 2 cords to the right.


  • Find the 4th cord from the right. Point this cord down and diagonal to the left, and tie 2 Double Half Hitch knots around it with the next 2 cords on the left.
  • Connect the 2 cords that are directly in the middle with a Double Half Hitch knot.


  • Find the 3rd cord from the right. Point this cord down and diagonal to the right, and tie 2 Double half hitch knots around it with the next 2 cords on the right.
    • The top half of the heart has now been formed.


    • Take the cord on the far left and point it down and diagonal to the right. Tie 5 Double Half Hitch knots around it with the next 5 cords.
    • Take the cord on the far right and point it down and diagonal to the left. Tie 5 Double Half Hitch knots around it with the next 5 cords.
    • Connect the 2 cords that are now in the middle with another Double Half Hitch knot.
      • The bottom half of the heart has now been formed, completing the first full heart.

      • Find the 3rd cord from the left. Point this cord down and diagonal to the left, and tie 2 Double Half Hitch knots around it with the 2 cords to the left.
      • Find the 3rd cord from the right. Point this cord down and diagonal to the right, and tie 2 Double half hitch knots around it with the next 2 cords on the right.
        • The top half of the 2nd heart has now been formed.

        • Take the cord on the far left and point it down and diagonal to the right. Tie 5 Double Half Hitch knots around it with the next 5 cords.
        • Take the cord on the far right and point it down and diagonal to the left. Tie 5 Double Half Hitch knots around it with the next 5 cords.
        • Connect the 2 cords that are now in the middle with another Double Half Hitch knot.
          • The bottom half of the heart has now been formed, completing the 2nd full heart.


          • Repeat steps 11 – 15 to form the 3rd and final heart.
          • End your keychain by trimming the remaining ends to the desired length.
            • Alternatively, you can bundle all the ends together and secure them with a gathering knot.


            Your Valentine’s heart inspired keychain is now complete. Happy Crafting from Hemptique!