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Hemp Jewelry Making

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Hemp jewelry is groovy and fashionable, simple to learn, and the materials are pretty affordable, even for starving students. You can tote your work around with you, and talk about speedy! You can often create something from start to finish in less than an hour!


Knot Tying Instructions

Hemp Jewelry Basics

Hemp Finishing Techniques

Knot Tying Instructions

Hemp Jewelry Basics

Hemp Finishing Techniques


Hemp Bracelet with Ceramic Beads

Bubblegum Bead Hemp Bracelet

Spiral Hemp Necklace Pattern

Hemp Bracelet with Ceramic Beads

Bubblegum Bead Hemp Bracelet

Spiral Hemp Necklace Pattern


Groovy Hemp Necklace Instructions

Colorful Kids Hemp Necklace Project

Hemp Bracelet Video

Groovy Hemp Necklace Instructions

Colorful Kids Hemp Necklace Project

Hemp Bracelet Video


What Materials Do I Need?

All you need for is hemp twine, maybe some glass, ceramic, or wooden beads with large holes, two hands, and you're golden!

Hemp twine is available in balls and sometimes small colored skeins in any craft store. 

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Tips and Helpful Pages

Hemp Jewelry Basics

Go to this page for more about buying twine, sizing and other materials you can use for knotted jewelry. I have info about what beads to use, and some cool alternatives to beads that you may not have thought of on this page too.


Knotting Techniques and Hemp Jewelry Basics

The most common hemp jewelry uses simple macrame knotting techniques.

Here are the knots you need to know to follow my project patterns. (in alphabetical order):

Butterfly Knot (BK)
Half Knot (HK)
Lark's Head Knot (LH)
Overhand Knot (OH)
Square Knot (SK)
Switch Knot (SW)

Glossary of Terms - Totally new to knotting? This glossary page explains some common hemp jewelry making terms. Visit this page to learn the lingo.


Hemp Finishing Techniques

Go to the hemp finishing techniques page to learn how to create my favorite hemp clasps and closures. 


Hemp Jewelry Project Instructions

Hemp Bracelet with Beads
Difficulty: **
hemp bracelet with ceramic beads


Bubblegum Bead Bracelet
Difficulty: *
Bubblegum Bead Bracelet


Make a Spiral Necklace
Difficulty: ***
hemp necklace


The Lazy Cosmic Swirl
Difficulty: **
Switch Knot Hemp Necklace


Colorful Kids Necklace
Difficulty: *
2-tone switch knot necklace with turtle pendant


Hemp Jewelry Making Video

Live Action Knotting on a Road Trip! This video shows the Threadbanger Chickie making a hemp bracelet using the lark's head knot and the half knot.

Related Pages

Knot Tying Instructions
Friendship Bracelet Patterns
Friendship Bracelet Instructions
Bracelet Making

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Related Tools and Supplies

Love your hemp jewelry making? We do, too! That's why we created this super-helpful list of the need-to-have supplies for any of our projects. ;)

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