The ultimate guide to making easy macrame gnomes (free pattern)

Learn how to make different whimsical macrame gnomes with some simple supplies in this detailed and easy-to-follow step-by-step tutorial.

• 4mm ivory cord • colored 3mm cord • wooden beads • scissors • hot glue • wooden rings • comb

Supplies needed:

Cut all the macrame cords

I provided templates to easily cut all the macrame cords in bulk for this macrame gnome tutorial.


Make the gnome's hat

Loop all the yarn onto a piece of toilet paper roll with Lark's Head Knots and then tie the ends together.


Make the gnome's beard

Add the ivory macrame cord to a wooden ring with Lark's Head Knots and then unravel and comb all the yarn.


Make the mustache

Thread 4 pieces of macrame cord through a wood bead. Then unravel and comb the yarn again.


Assemble the gnome

Use a hot glue gun and hot glue to glue all the macrame gnome parts together. After that trim the beard and mustache.


You can make these cute macrame gnomes in many different ways. Check out all the details in my full tutorial.