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How to Make a Crocheted Hammock – 7 Simple Ways

Crocheted Hammocks

Want a hammock for your porch, but can’t find one that suits your taste? Why not make your own?

An outdoor area is never complete without a place to sit and relax. A hammock is one of your best options. It’s a great place to relax and take a nap. Installing a hammock doesn’t require a lot of tools, and moving it to a different location is very easy.

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Making this particular hammock¬†involves knotting strings or cords into patterns called macrame. You can easily match this with your outdoor area as there are many patterns and colors to choose from. You can also paint the dowels to match the color of the hammock’s cords.

DIY Crocheted Hammock

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What are the materials needed to make a Crocheted Hammock


  • 3 pcs of 30″ long, 1-1/4″ Hardwood Dowels
  • 2 pcs of 36″ long, 5/8″ Hardwood Dowels
  • 200 yards of 1/4″ Macrame Cord Rope
  • 1″ Wood Screws


  • Measuring Tape
  • Drill
  • Scissors

How to Make a Crocheted Hammock

1. Measure and gather the materials

Carefully measure the marked holes on the dowel aligned to the frame.

2. Drill holes

Make sure that alignments are carefully checked before drilling.

3. Make the frame

Create a frame for the seat.

4. Secure the frame

Secure the frame by screwing them together and hanging while creating the seat.

5. Make the seat

Make the seat using the cords by folding, looping, and knotting them uniformly to

6. Attach the seat to the frame

Attach the seat by covering all 4 cords around the dowel and bind a knot to attach the ends to the frame’s bottom.

7. Connect the rope to the dowel

Make sure the rope reaches up to the top third dowel. Make a loose knot with the rope and tie it around the dowel, providing 60 inches between the third dowel and the frame base.

8. Hang the seat

Adjust and tighten the knots. Check the ropes before you hang your seat. Use a strong anchor, hook, or screw. Ensure safety before using the hammock.

Thanks to eHow for this great project. You can get step-by-step instructions here

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