Paracord!: How to Make the Best Bracelets, Lanyards, Key Chains, Buckles, and More (Hardcover)

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Description


In Paracord!, you'll find step-by-step instructions to take you through every project. Each step is accompanied by a color photo that clearly illustrates the process.

Todd Mikkelsen's Paracord! offers a diverse collection of projects that utilize parachute cords—known around the world as paracord. Used by paratroopers and other military personnel during World War II, this lightweight nylon rope is now one of the most sought-after materials by crafters. Its durability and flexibility make it perfect for creating everyday accessories such as belts, bracelets, buckles, necklaces, dog leashes and collars, key chains, and more. Projects include:

Two-Color Solomon Bar Bracelet
Shark Jaw Bone Bracelit
Locked Half Hitch Bracelet
West Country Whipping Inverted Bracelet
Genoese Quick Deploy Strap
Zipper Quick Deploy Sinnet
Three-VBord Braid Necklace with Breakaway Clasmps
ID Lanyard
And many more.

As you will see, this rope comes in various colors, from army green to hot pink, making it easy to personalize every type of project. Mikkelsen includes introductory chapters preparing your paracord for crafting, tying different types of knots, and caring for and cleaning your completed paracord projects.

About the Author


Todd Mikkelsen is the creator of the Paracord 101 blog and YouTube channel. His videos and books teach people this new craft of paracords with step-by-step instructions. He considers knot tying to be part of history and a skill that should be taught to all who are willing to take the time to learn. He is a teacher who resides in Austin, Minnesota.

Praise For…


"It’s a rare book that has the potential to interest young people who like to make bracelets and lanyards out of colorful cord as well as the survivalist/prepper audience, but this one just might." —Library Journal

"It’s a rare book that has the potential to interest young people who like to make bracelets and lanyards out of colorful cord as well as the survivalist/prepper audience, but this one just might." —Library Journal
Product Details
ISBN: 9781629148199
ISBN-10: 1629148199
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication Date: July 15th, 2014
Pages: 176
Language: English