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How to Make a Hanging Planter

author image Kayla Wilson
How to Make a Hanging Planter image How to Make a Hanging Planter image
April 7th, 2020

Using yarn or an old tshirt to hang your plant pots at home.

All you need is some fabric yarn or you could use an old seamless t- shirt.

Step 1. 

using yarn to make a hanging planter
First cut up four 3 metre lengths of the yarn. Fold in the middle and tie together in a knot keeping a little loop. Now you have 8 yarns to work with.

Step 2.

yarn or old tshirt to make hanging planter pot

For the next bit fix the loop to a door handle or hook to make it easier to work with. Divide yarns into 4 groups of two and tie a knot in each pair about 40 cm down from the loop. Check each of the 4 knots are level with each other, then tighten.

Step 3. 

tying knows in yarn to make hanging planter

Now take one yarn from two adjacent knotted pairs and knot them together about 8-10 cms down from the last knot. Repeat until all are tied together.

Step 4

creating hanging planter at home

You should create a zig zag pattern doing this and have 3 sets of knots in the zig zag pattern. Finally tie all eight yarns together in one big knot and trim the yarn to your preferred length.


Pop your plant pot in and hey presto, enjoy!

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