Story: Sewing, knitting and textile crafts

Loops and knots: macramé necktie (3rd of 3)

Loops and knots: macramé necktie

Macramé pieces are made of knotted twine. It is a centuries-old technique but is popularly associated with the 1970s, when it was revived. This is a macramé necktie made for a Te Ara staff member back in the 1970s. 

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Sewing, knitting and textile crafts - Other textile crafts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 December 2021)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 Sep 2013