TextileGlossary.com

What is "Macrame" - Definition & Explanation

A hand woven and knotted lace originally made in Arabia but later made in Italy. Macrame was popular during the '60s and early 1970s for pot hangers, curtains, shawls and scarves.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

A length of yarn on the surface of a woven fabric between two consecutive intersections of the yarn with the yarns woven at right angles to it. NOTE: A float is designated by the number of threads...
A linen that is very rugged and substantial in feel. Comes in white or natural shades or could be dyed, printed, striped, or checked. The yarn is strong, irregular in diameter but smooth. Has a...
The production of spun yarns by a process in which the sliver (q.v.) or roving (q.v.) is opened or separated into its individual fibres or tufts and is subsequently reassembled in the spinning...
It is a type of cloth in which different colours of weft replace one another in succeeding horizontal sections of a design. Thus a figure is formed in more colours than there are series of weft...
A combination or association of molecules that may be of one compound or two or more compounds that react, simultaneously or consecutively, to form a regular system of molecules (usually of high...

Companies for Macrame:


If you manufacture, distribute or otherwise deal in Macrame, please fill your company details below so that we can list our company for FREE!