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  • 1. VERY SIMPLE Paracord Bracelet using the Double Fishermans Knotby your dog on March 28, 2010Table of ContentsVERY SIMPLE Paracord Bracelet using the Double Fishermans Knot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Intro: VERY SIMPLE Paracord Bracelet using the Double Fishermans Knot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Step 1: The Double Fishermans Knot . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Step 2: Tools and Materials . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Step 3: Sizing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Step 4: Arrrrr! X marks the spot! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Step 5: Now... for real! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Step 6: Tightening . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Step 7: Multi-color bracelet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Related Instructables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8http://www.instructables.com/id/VERY-SIMPLE-Paracord-Bracelet-using-the-Double-Fis/
  • 2. Intro: VERY SIMPLE Paracord Bracelet using the Double Fishermans KnotHere is a very simple bracelet you can tie. It does not require any weaving, just a double fishermans knot. It also contains about 5 feet of cord, but you could probablyuse more.Please vote for me in the Paracord Contest!Step 1: The Double Fishermans KnotAlso known as the grapevine or Double Englishmans knot, the double fishermans knot is normally used to tie 2 pieces of rope together, usually in climbing to securelines together, or as a backup knot that makes sure you dont fall off the rock wall. (Not a good thing!)If you want some more info on this check out this Wikipedia article Image Notes Image Notes 1. double fishermans knot securing to pieces of climbing rope together 1. The Knot 2. sensoredhttp://www.instructables.com/id/VERY-SIMPLE-Paracord-Bracelet-using-the-Double-Fis/
  • 3. Step 2: Tools and MaterialsYou will need: >About 5 feet of paracord >Lighter >Knife or other sharp cutting instrument Image Notes 1. lighter 2. paracord 3. KnifeStep 3: SizingMeasure off about 5 feet of paracord. You will want to burn/whip the ends. To figure out the right size for your bracelet, wrap it around the fattest part of your hand. Whenyou run out of cord, just pull it off. Image Noteshttp://www.instructables.com/id/VERY-SIMPLE-Paracord-Bracelet-using-the-Double-Fis/
  • 4. 1. now just slide it off Image Notes 1. fattest part of the handhttp://www.instructables.com/id/VERY-SIMPLE-Paracord-Bracelet-using-the-Double-Fis/
  • 5. Step 4: Arrrrr! X marks the spot!You may want to practice the knot on something else to start, or with a thicker rope.1) Cross the paracord over your thumb.2) Create an "X" (See the second image)3) Pull the end of the cord under the X Image Notes Image Notes 1. loop around 1. The "X"http://www.instructables.com/id/VERY-SIMPLE-Paracord-Bracelet-using-the-Double-Fis/
  • 6. Image Notes 1. push under the XStep 5: Now... for real!You are going to want to do the same thing here, Cross the paracord over your thumb. Then create an "X" and pull the end of the cord under the X.However, this time you are going to want to do it twice, once with both ends of the cords.http://www.instructables.com/id/VERY-SIMPLE-Paracord-Bracelet-using-the-Double-Fis/
  • 7. Image Notes Image Notes 1. Arrrrr! X marks the spot! 1. halfway there.... Image Notes 1. both knots doneStep 6: TighteningTo tighten the bracelet, put it on your wrist and pull the knots away from each other.After a while of sliding, the knots may become tight and hard to slide. If this happens, just simply re-tie the knots.http://www.instructables.com/id/VERY-SIMPLE-Paracord-Bracelet-using-the-Double-Fis/
  • 8. Image Notes 1. Arrow telling you the the direction to slide the knots... 2. Arrow telling you the the direction to slide the knots...Step 7: Multi-color braceletWhat you need to do to make a bracelet with more than one color is to form the 2 cords into one. The best way is done by the paracord master, Stormdrane!*bows down*Here is the step from his Paracord wrist lanyard instructable that he uses 2 colors. All you need to do then is tie the knot.Thanks for reading, and if you like it please vote for me in the Paracord Contest! Image Notes 1. where they are attachedRelated InstructablesHow to make a Sew What Halloween Making a HempRosary out of Hammock by Friendship Bracelet byParacord by pacowarabi Nalgene Cap Bracelets by Paracord AdamKbeta1072 Paracord Fix by emily682 bracelet with a rstupplebeen side release buckle by Stormdranehttp://www.instructables.com/id/VERY-SIMPLE-Paracord-Bracelet-using-the-Double-Fis/