19 DIY Macrame Yoga Mat Strap Projects For Complete Beginners

DIY Macrame Yoga Mat Strap: Learning the ropes of macrame isn’t hard once you get the hang of it. The first time I tried macrame, I wasn’t too keen about it, but now I feel like a pro! I wanted to create an easy and fun project for anyone that wants to start practicing yoga or doing some other activity to stay healthy. It wasn’t easy at first for me, but I later got the hang of it. I decided to create a compilation of tutorials to help beginners like myself learn how to make a DIY macrame yoga mat strap. This is also an excellent gift for people who love creating items with macrame. Ready to learn? Let’s go!

See also: 10 DIY Macrame Bassinet Ideas

1. Tutorial Macrame Yoga Strap 

To carry your yoga mat conveniently, you need a strap that will balance it on your shoulder. To have this, the strap must hold the mat on both sides. All you need for this type of strap include two ropes of twelve meters,  two rings of 5cm, and your hands to weave the macrame knots. Start by hanging one of the rings on a hook, then attach the cords to it with lark’s head knots. After that make square knots throughout the length of the cords and you’re good to go. 

2. How To Make A Macrame Yoga Mat Strap 

Wooden beads are optional in macrame crafts but it makes your yoga mat strap look amazing macrame and cute. For this yoga mat strap, all you need is two 70mm wooden rings, a macrame cord, a hook, and some wooden beads. Cut eight pieces of 1800cm cords from the macrame cord. Attach one of the wooden rings to the hook and add the eight cords to it using lark’s head knots. Make the knots as shown in this video guide and you will have your strap. The second ring will be used at the end of the strap.

3. Macrame Yoga Mat Strap 

You don’t necessarily need to find a hook before making a macrame yoga mat strap, once you have anything that can hold cords and will allow you to stretch it as much as you want. Get macrame cords, rings, scissors, and measuring tape. Cut the cords to your desired length and you’re good to go.

4. Macrame Yoga Mat Holder DIY 

This macrame yoga mat is very easy to make as you don’t need so many knots. The only knot you need is a gathering knot. Attach the cords with a gathering knot and braid through the length. Then, close everything with another gathering knot.

5. Make Your Yoga Mat Strap

DIY Macrame Yoga Mat Strap

You can secure your ring to a table if you don’t have a hook, this will make the ring stable when you’re making the knots. Cut three pieces of ropes and attach them to the ring with gathering knots. Then, make square knots throughout the length of the cords. Follow this guide to know to make the gathering knot. thesorrygirls

6. Macrame Blanket Strap

DIY Macrame Yoga Mat Strap

If you want something colorful and interesting, you should give this double colored macrame yoga blanket strap a try. All you need is a macrame me cord of two different colours, two wooden rings, and scissors. You need to understand how to make gathering knots and square knots before you can make this. liagriffith

7. DIY Macrame Yoga Bag

DIY Macrame Yoga Mat Strap

What do you think about this macrame yoga mat bag? Amazing right! It comes with a strap as well that makes it easy to carry about. If you need something that will cover most of your yoga mat, this is what you’re looking for. The kind of knots required for this bag includes gathering knot, lark’s head knots, and square knots. The strap was braided and closed with a gathering knot. myfrenchtwist

8. DIY Yoga Mat Strap With Macrame

DIY Macrame Yoga Mat Strap

The knots used for this yoga mat strap are spiral or twisted Square knots. For this knot, you need two ropes; attach both ropes to a D ring using lark’s head knot. After that, separate the cords and take the two cords on the sides (one from left and one from right) to make a twisted knot over the two remaining cords. Check the link below to learn how to make the knot. makesomethingmondays

9. Macrame Yoga Mat Holder 

The only knot you need to understand before making this macrame yoga mat strap is the gathering knot. Aside from that, you need to know how to braid neatly. Cut the cords you want to use according to how long you want the strap to be. Then, fold them in half through a ring and use a gathering knot to hold them together. Now divide them into three and braid through the length. Close the braid with another gathering knot through a ring. 

10. How To Make A Yoga Mat Strap 

The matter needed for this yoga mat strap includes macrame cords, two wooden rings, Scissors, some wooden beads, and measuring tape. Attach the cords to a ring with lark’s head knots. String two wooden beads to the middle cords, pull them down a little, and make some rows of square knots above them. After the beads, make multiple square knots as shown in this video. 

11. DIY Macrame Boho Yoga Mat Strap 

Use reverse lark’s head knots to attach all the cords needed to a wooden ring. Attach six cords (12 cords after fold) and divide them into three groups of four cords each. Now make a square knot with each group, then leave out the first two cords and start to make a square knot with the last two cords of the first group and the first two from the second group. Leave out the last two cords as well and make a square knot with what remains of the second group and third group. 

12. How To Make A Macrame Yoga Mat Strap 

If you’re a beginner and don’t know where to start, this video will be a good guide for you. Before starting, you need to determine the number of cords you’re going to need and the patterns you want to make. All of this is explained in detail in this video. Click the link below to learn more. 

13. Macrame Yoga Mat Holder 

For this macrame yoga mat holder, cut two pieces of 11meters cords and one for 4meters’. Fold the 4meters cord in half and attach it to the middle of the ring with lark’s head knot. Then, fold each of the 11meters cords at 9meters and attach them to both sides of the 4meters cord. With this arrangement, you’ll have four 2meters cords in the middle and two 9meters on each side. Now, start making a square knot with the longer cords over the shorter ones. 

14. Macrame Yoga Mat Strap DIY 

You need to attach your ring to a stable surface or jangle it on a hook so that making knots will be easier. Cut three pieces of rope from the macrame rope. The ropes can be any length depending on your preference and the pattern you want to make. This particular pattern requires a very long rope. Attach the ropes to the ring and make knots as seen in this video. Among the knots used for the pattern are Square knots, and diagonal double half hitch knots. 

15. Macrame Yoga Handle 

All you need for this macrame yoga handle are 4mm macrame rope, scissors, two rings, and a colored rope. Start by cutting two pieces of 4meter long cords, then cut one piece of the colored rope twice their size. Gather the two pieces of rope and fold them in half. Put the loop across one ring and pull the full length of the rope through the loop to make a lark’s head knot. After that, take one rope each from both sides and start making square knots with it. 

16. Yoga Mat Strap Tutorial 

If you don’t have anything to hook your ring down, you don’t have to worry. All you need are straight pins to hold the cords down as you’re making the knots. Cut two cords to your desired length and attach them to the ring with lark’s head knots. After that, put one pin each on the two cords to hold them down. Now, make square knots throughout the length of the cords. In the end, close the knots around another ring and you’re good to go. 

17. Yoga Mat Strap 

If you want to carry your yoga mat around in a beautiful strap, you should try out using macrame techniques to make the strap. All you need is a wooden ring, macrame cord, scissors, and measuring tape. To get started measure out two ropes that are 12 meters each. Then, hang the ring on something and attach the cords to it using lark’s head knots.  After that, start making square knots throughout the length of the cords.  

18. Easy Yoga Mat Strap 

Belt and lace are a good combination to make a simple and beautiful yoga mat strap. Let the size of the belt and the same size, then get two rings, a glue gun, and sewing kits or sewing machine. Start by gluing the lace on the belt; you can add the glue to the belt little by little to not waste it and also to make the work neat. After that string, the ends of the belt into the rings, and you’re good to go. 

19. How To Make A Yoga Mat Strap 

Here is a simple way to make a yoga mat strap from webbing. Get two D rings and cut your preferred length from the webbing. String omẹ end of the webbing to one ring, then around the bottom and back up through the ring. Pinch the lower/end pieces together and make a loop around the flat part of the D ring such that you can adjust the strap. Sew the pinched area with thread and needle or a sewing machine if available. Repeat the process for the other side. 

Conclusion

You can never have enough macrame as they are pretty awesome, it’s time to add another beautiful piece to your set of macrame crafts, a macrame yoga mat strap! Handling your yoga mat is very crucial for anyone that loves yoga. They treat the mat like 

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