October 27, 2015

Wandering Micro Macrame

Free form macrame doodle with starfish by Sherri Stokey

Ever had one of those days when you feel like you're just wondering aimlessly?  When you just can't seem to make yourself focus?  I've been having one of those days after another after another - since I got back from vacation, in fact!  I'm lost in thought, dreaming of ancient civilizations (okay, and a margarita or two). 

Free form macrame doodle with starfish from Knot Just Macrame.
The macrame pieces I've made lately seem to reflect that same meandering mindset.  There are no set patterns, no straight lines, no specific anything.  Just knots that drift here and there like lines in the sand.

Free form macrame necklace with starfish from Knot Just Macrame.

I should point out, however, that this style isn't as effortless as it looks.  In fact, careless abandon is pretty difficult for me.  And just to make it a bit more of a challenge, I was trying to make a free form piece for a customer who wanted it to have a straight (or fairly straight) upper edge.  Turns out, I can't be methodically random.  Go figure.  I did, however, end up with a couple of cool necklaces.  

Free form macrame necklace with starfish in teal by Sherri Stokey.

The customer who started this whole thing bought one of them, but the other one (the one in the photo above) is available here in my Etsy shop if you're interested. And if you're looking for me, I'll be over here staring into space, daydreaming of sun and sand.

1 comment:

  1. Beautiful design, Sherri! I'm a straight lines and symmetry type person, so I understand how hard it can be to enjoy a meandering mindset :)


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