How To Make A Paracord Bracelet - Page 2
This wide bracelet tutorial is great for those who want to try something a little different from a basic cobra weave. We try to make these tutorials easy to follow even for beginners, but some knotting experience is helpful for this tutorial. This bracelet takes about 20 feet of paracord and a larger 5/8 or 3/4 inch buckle.
This friendship bracelet uses a Solomon square knot and Lark's Head knots to create this fun design. This is great for friendship bracelets. We used 275 paracord, but other sizes would work as well.
Put a personal touch on the classic cobra weave bracelet with a dog tag or shoelace charm. Print out a logo or picture and glue into your charm, then cover with the included epoxy sticker for a customized bracelet.
Make a DNA key fob with your scraps of paracord. This cool design is very easy and is a great way to use up those short leftover pieces of paracord. We used two 2 foot pieces of paracord and a split key ring.
Here's a new tutorial using the Para-claw knife buckle instead of a traditional side release buckle. Add a flint rod fire starter and use fish and fire paracord to create a great survival bracelet.
Create a two-tone coin knot bracelet with your favorite two colors of 275 paracord. This tutorial uses a cobra weave along with a loop and knot closure, so all you need is a total of 12 feet of paracord for this fun bracelet.
Use shaped split rings to create fun and interesting additions to your key ring. We used 425 paracord, though other sizes will work as well. Finish with a fish tail braid or cobra weave.
This is an easy bracelet to make with a cool claw look to it. Use with 550 paracord or other sizes in your favorite colors. We found it helpful to use a lacing needle toward the end of your bracelet.
Use up your scraps of paracord to make these fun paracord people. Add a skull bead or make a decorative knot for the head. Then tie it to a zipper for a zipper pull or add it as a key fob.
This friendship bracelet uses a basic macrame knot with micro cord. It is easy to learn and great for camp projects. Finish the bracelet in a variety of ways including a knot, a bead, or a cobra weave shown in the picture above.
Use two strands of your favorite 550 or 425 paracord to create this zigzag sinnet bracelet. This is very easy to learn and is great for camp or kids projects. Use a magnet clasp for easy open/close and a clean finish.
Looking for an easy camp project? This water bottle clip uses about three feet of paracord and attaches a water bottle clip to a carabiner or other clasp.
Once you have mastered the cobra weave, try this Komodo Claw and Tooth Bracelet. This tutorial has a Mad Max style closure, so choose which side of the bracelet you want to show before finishing.
This dragon bracelet uses the Solomon bar or cobra weave with a contrasting piece of paracord added as you knot. Use a 3/8 or 1/2 inch buckle to finish.
After you have completed a Solomon's Dragon bracelet, add some micro cord for added detail. This really helps with the illusion of dragon's teeth. Credit for this idea goes to Ted Potter.
These bracelets use just a small amount of 550 paracord with 5-10 feet of micro cord. Space your knots or tie them tight for a different look. Use a magnet clasp or a loop and knot closure to finish.
This is a fun and easy bracelet to make. It only needs about 5 feet of paracord in two colors to make an 8 inch bracelet.
Use these dragon head beads or any of your favorite beads for this bracelet. We used a 2 ft piece of 425 paracord folded in half and added the beads and micro cord braided in a cobra or solomon bar weave. End with a knot and loop closure or add magnet clasps to finish.
Use any size cord from Type 1 to 550 paracord for this simple bracelet. Leave big or small spaces between each knot for a different look. Uses only about six feet of paracord.
If you need to use paracord in an emergency situation, this quick release wrap-style bracelet will come in handy. This bracelet style is also a preferred bracelet for Operation Gratitude.
This two-tone bracelet takes a little time to make, but the end result is worth the effort. This bracelet uses about 7 feet of cord in two colors.
This bracelet is a little more advanced in making the core of the bracelet. You will learn how to make a two strand double cow's hitch for the core. After that, the braiding is similar to the Solomon bar with two extra strands. The end result is worth the extra effort. This bracelet can be reversible and uses about 12 feet of paracord.
Use one or two strands of paracord to create this fun medallion-style necklace. Finish the ends with pop barrel connectors for one strand or magnet clasps if using two strands of paracord.
If you are familiar with the cross knot, you'll be ready for this paracord bracelet. This bracelet does take time, but the finished product can be stunning. An 8 inch bracelet used about 14 feet of paracord.
Need a fun kid's craft? This dragonfly key fob is easy to make and only takes about 3-4 feet of paracord. Add two color changing beads for eyes for a fun effect.
This tutorial for a monkey fist uses about three feet of paracord and a steel ball. We made this so you have three strands on all sides, but it can also be made with two or more depending on the size ball you use. *Monkey fists are banned in some areas so check your local law before carrying.
Make a pouch for a multi-tool, cell phone, or other similar objects with this tutorial. This uses a cobra weave for the outside. Then using a lacing needle, weave the front and back to enclose the object. We added a snap hook clasp so you can attach it to a key ring or belt loop.
Want to test your skills as a ninja? Practice with these mini-nunchucks. You'll need two 3 inch nails with a head and some superglue. Then just pick your two favorite colors or one single color of 550 paracord. You'll need just over six feet total.
Dress up a regular old pen by wrapping it in paracord. You'll need two pieces of paracord at 5 feet each and the inside of a pen. Once you are done you are ready to write in style.
The macrame wall hangings are coming back in style. Make your own with your favorite color of paracord and a 12 inch dowel. We used a 100 ft hank to make this finished piece measuring 9 inches by 21 inches with a 6 inch fringe. If you are feeling really ambitious, this same concept can be used to make a hammock!
This key fob has a secret hidden compartment where you can store emergency cash, flint fire starter, or other small objects. We used three strands of 425 paracord cut to 4 ft each and added a small key ring at the top.
If you are familiar with the Turk's Head knot, this coaster will be a piece of cake. This is made in a similar fashion, but is flat to work as a coaster. Our coaster measures just over 3 inches across and used about 10 ft of 550 paracord.
Want to use up some scraps of paracord? These fun mini light sabers use just one foot of 550 paracord and 4 feet of micro cord. Hollow out the 550 paracord and thread it onto a 3mm dowel or skewer with the pointed end cut off. Then cobra weave your micro cord on one end for the "handle".
If your dog makes sudden stops, this leash will soften those abrupt movements. We used 3/16" bungee or shock cord as the center and wrapped it with 550 paracord. The teardrop clasp attaches to the D ring woven in to create a handle as well as a convenient place to attach other needed items during your walk.
This bracelet uses the 1/8" bungee or shock cord with a small shoelace charm. Insert a small picture or logo for a customized bracelet. Finish with a magnet clasp or tie overhand knots for an adjustable bracelet.
Make a quick and easy lanyard with four feet of 1/8" bungee or shock cord and a few pieces of hardware. We also added a few beads and bead locks for added decoration.
This simple bungee cord charm bracelet uses about 18 inches of 3/16" bungee cord and 5 ft of micro or nano cord. Add as many beads and charms as you want and add a teardrop or snap hook clasp to finish.
With a board, some nails, and nano cord you can create your own works of art. Print out your favorite shape or letter and outline the shape with your nails. Then just thread the nano cord between the nails in your own pattern or design.
Turn a regular paracord belt into a self defense weapon by adding some hex nuts into the weave. We used about 90 ft of paracord in total to make this 42 inch belt.
This skill toy is fast and easy to make. It uses about four feet of paracord total. You can use a lacing needle and our already flat hollow 650 cord or use a gutted 550 paracord to wrap two hex nuts for each end. Then just attach a piece of 550 paracord and you are ready to practice twirling and flipping your Begleri.
Use two 5 ft pieces of paracord for a great two color look. Or use 10 ft of paracord and have one length that can be quickly deployed and used in case of emergency.
Here is a bracelet that is easy to learn and looks cool too. We used a total of 10 ft of 550 paracord to make an 8 inch bracelet.
This bracelet design uses Lark's head knots aka cow's hitch knots with two cords crossing between each row. We used about 13 ft of cord total and finished it with a diamond knot.
Make your own rosary with Type 1 paracord. This bracelet is adjustable with ten rosary paracord "beads" and a paracord cross on one end.
This tutorial will show you how to make two cow's hitch knots on each end of your buckle with two strands as your core. This is good for bracelets using 5/8 inch or larger buckles.
This tutorial will show you how to make two cow's hitch knots on each end of your buckle with four strands for your core. On some instructions, we may reference this tutorial to start your bracelet.
The Wicked Twister is a twist on the Shark Jaw bracelet adding one more cord into the mix. We used a 1/2 inch buckle and about twelve feet of paracord total.
If you like the wide bracelets, this Manta Ray is a good one. Use our Four Strand Double Cow's Hitch tutorial to get the base of the bracelet, then follow the remaining instructions on weaving the Manta Ray. We used about 16 total feet of 550 paracord and a 3/4 inch buckle. A lacing needle is also helpful in finishing the bracelet. Pattern came from blog.swiss-paracord.chClick here for 550 paracord.
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If you are ready for a more difficult bracelet, try this Duo Bar. It uses the four strand double cow's hitch to begin, so use that tutorial before beginning this. We used 425 paracord, but any size cord will work as well. A lacing needle is also helpful. Pattern came from https://blog.swiss-paracord.ch/Click here for 425 paracord
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This bracelet uses a trilobite weave combined with a rattlesnake weave to create the illusion of a cobra snake with a cobra head on each end.
Loki Light used about 20 ft of paracord for a 8.5 inch bracelet. Use a two strand double cow's hitch for the base of the bracelet, then move into the instructions included in this tutorial. You'll want a 3/4" buckle and a lacing needle is helpful in finishing. Pattern came from blog.swiss-paracord.ch
Here is a basic solomon bar bracelet with a half hitch knot thrown in to make this interesting design. We used one of our new bracelet clasps in place of a standard buckle or shackle.
Cyclone bracelet is easy to learn. We used a two strand double cow's hitch to start, so see that tutorial if needed first. A lacing needle is also helpful in finishing the ends.Click here for 550 paracord.
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This lanyard features a magnetic clasp at the bottom to easily remove the bottom portion when needed. Add beads, clips and split rings as desired.Click here for magnetic buckles
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We used about 25 ft in turquoise and 10 ft in tan 550 paracord to create this 14 inch dog collar. The idea came from https://blog.swiss-paracord.ch/. We also added two welded D rings at the buckle. Attach your leash clasp to both D rings to take any pressure off the buckle when your dog pulls.Click here for 550 paracord
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Decorate your home this winter with these fun paracord snowflakes. Using 550 paracord made a 5 inch snowflake. Use smaller sizes of cord to make a smaller snowflake. We also used a 1 inch split ring for the center. You can also make a six sided snowflake by using 12 pieces of cord instead of 10.Click here for 550 paracord
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We used 3/16" bungee cord to create a snug fit to this mug then covered it with 550 paracord to create the handle. We used the curling millipede or bootlace weave, but a cobra or other favorite weave can also be used. We also found it useful to use micro cord to hold the loops as we measured and made the handle.Click here for 3/16" bungee cord
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The triskelion knot forms the focal point of this necklace. We used type 1 paracord for a dainty look and added cross knots and beads to dress it up.Click here for Type 1 paracord
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We made these adjustable reins with five strands of 550 paracord. This same concept can be used with a regular three strand braid using six or nine strands.Click here for Conway buckles
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This is a simple three strand braid you can use for various projects including dog leashes, belts, horse reins and lead ropes, and more. For a wider braid you can also use six strands by using three groups of two pieces of paracord or nine strands with three groups of three strands.
This version of the double blaze bar can be quickly unraveled for use in an emergency situation. It uses about 12 ft of 550 paracord.
If you can tie an overhand knot, you can create this handle wrap. This is a fast and easy wrap that looks good on knives, walking sticks, lighters and more.Click here for knife blanks
We made this necklace inspired by Tarun Upadhyaya using Type 1 paracord and gold round beads finished with a small pop barrel connector. If you have made our paracord cross or ribbon awareness keychain, you will no trouble with this necklace. You can also use larger sizes of paracord and larger pop barrel connectors.
This Sanctified paracord bracelet can be made with hex nuts, beads or just paracord. However you choose to make it, you will get a great design. We used ten feet of two colors of 550 paracord and a 3/4 inch buckle.
This pet harness uses a pet collar buckle so it will adjust to fit your dog. Be sure to measure your dog or pet so you know how long to make each piece. This tutorial can also be a good starting point to making a horse bridle as well.Click here for a pet collar buckle
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Make a snake knot bracelet with hex nuts or beads for your own customized look. Or make without for a nice round braid bracelet. We used about five feet of paracord with twelve hex nuts. If making without, you'll need closer to ten feet of paracord.