Definitions for macraméˈmæk rəˌmeɪ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Also called mac′ramé lace′. lacelike webbing made of knotted cord or yarn.
the technique of producing macramé.
Origin of macramé:
1865–70; < F < It macramè kind of fringe < Turkish makrama napkin < Ar miqrama coverlet
a relatively coarse lace; made by weaving and knotting cords
make knotted patterns
"macrame a plant holder"
Macramé or macrame is a form of textile-making using knotting rather than weaving or knitting. Its primary knots are the [square knot] and forms of "hitching": full hitch and double half hitches. It was long crafted by sailors, especially in elaborate or ornamental knotting forms, to decorate anything from knife handles to bottles to parts of ships. Cavandoli macramé is a variety of macramé used to form geometric patterns and free-form patterns like weaving. The Cavandoli style is done mainly in a single knot, the double half-hitch knot. Reverse half hitches are sometimes used to maintain balance when working left and right halves of a balanced piece. Leather or fabric belts are another accessory often created via macramé techniques. Most friendship bracelets exchanged among schoolchildren and teens are created using this method. Vendors at theme parks, malls, seasonal fairs and other public places may sell macramé jewelry or decoration as well.
Translations for macramé
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the craft of tying thread, string etc in decorative knots.
- نَسيج مُخَرَّم غَليظArabic
- macramêPortuguese (BR)
- das MakrameeGerman
- μακραμέ (διακοσμητικό μοτίβο με κόμπους)Greek
- توری ضخیم و ریشه دارFarsi
- 마크라메(수예의 하나)Korean
- kutų nėrimasLithuanian
- makramē; mezglošanaLatvian
- ضخیم و ریشه دارPersian
- كلك او ريشه لرونكىPashto
- makrame, düğümlü örgüTurkish
- 裝飾結編結工藝Chinese (Trad.)
- جھالر بنانے اور دھاگوں سے مختلف طرح کی آرائش کا فنUrdu
- dây trang sức bằng nút tạo thành những hình hình họcVietnamese
- 装饰结、编结工艺Chinese (Simp.)
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