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It Is Fun to Make Paracord Bracelets

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A paracord bracelet is created from materials used for parachute cords. The cord has elastic properties that increases its ability and strength to bear an extreme amount of weight that will make it very useful as a parachute cord. Paracord is the abbreviated word for parachute cord and clever designers of outdoor jewelry have associated the material with the outdoors, to be used in a variety of adornments worn by outdoor types. The paracord bracelet became one of the must-have accessories in any survival kit of adventurists.


Originally, the paracord was wrapped around the wrist as well as worn as a kind of bracelet for precaution when there is an emergency. Later, these became connected to anyone who enjoys pitting his or her skill and strength against an aggressive environment. Today, the paracord bracelet has become one of the fashion statements that can be worn by anyone who would want to be seen adventurous and this is also a nature’s symbol through those who are involved with wild habitats and wild animals.

Paracord bracelets may be bought ready-made. They are available in several designs and colors. The basic design utilizes the macramé knots’ fundamentals and the paracord’s elasticity makes it perfect material for creating paracord bracelets. A lot of people are learning the macramé’s skills to make their very own unique as well as custom made survival bracelets. Oftentimes, friends create such bracelets. They wear these as a sign of their friendship.


Paracord bracelet

Making your own paracord survival bracelet is simple. It is also entertaining and fun. They are perfect for runners or hikers who can wear reflective paracord bracelets that can be used for visibility. They are also ideal for school projects and for sale at some fairs as fundraisers.

People love purchasing paracord bracelets in the market and some craft stalls. You can even start your very own business through internet by selling wonderful paracord bracelets. Use your imagination and create paracord bracelets as a gift for birthdays and some celebrations as a personal, hand-made, and stunning gift for family and friends.


Below are some of the known paracord bracelet patterns.


If you want to use two to four colors, this can be a fun pattern. The box like pattern is extremely ornate and the colors can be suited to themes for various fundraisers. Customized color combinations can be customized for celebrating holidays and other celebrations like Valentine’s Day.


DIY projects

This is called Chain Sinnet. This use a noticeably small knot a snake like and caterpillar style. Backpackers are some of the persons who often use this kind of pattern as a way to carry a cord as a practical tool because this is the simplest to undo whenever needed.


This pattern will give you a picture of a shark’s teeth. This has also a variation on Cobra bracelets and very extraordinary. This is not a close weaved and can be complex like other patterns, yet this is interesting and perfect for bracelets.


This is an exceptional pattern, much rounded compared to the traditional Cobra Weave pattern and this is much easier than it looks.


This pattern is extremely versatile as it can be wrapped around the wrist a few times and made as short or as long as desired. If you pick the colors well, this can be made to look exactly just like the tail of a rattle snake.

Check out these amazing patterns. Then, find out how much fun you’ll experience from creating your own personalized paracord bracelets.