Diane McNabb

Credit: Stefanie Gerber

Owner, Hanging Knots


I started making macrame plant hangers in the '70s as a hobby. Back then it was very popular and there were many places selling wood and ceramic beads. After retiring, I decided to pick it up again and started making them using some of the old patterns I have. I love plants and couldn't find any plant hangers that were the quality that we had years ago. My hobby has now gotten out of hand and has turned into a small business. Now, I make them and sell them at craft shows and also on my Etsy website. I enjoy making custom items for people out of different color cord and beads. I love using various cords, such as jute, polyolefin, paracord and cotton cord. I'm hoping to keep this craft alive by introducing it to the younger generations with my small business.


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