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It's easy to buy hardware to attach to a lanyard that will break away if snagged accidentally. My work requires that I wear an ID badge around my neck...
I used 1/8-inch diameter cord, similar to paracord, but a bit more stiff. Paracord would probably work even better.
The length of the bight is not critical. After experimenting, 24 inches seemed a good way to start, but the knots will need dressing, and exact length...
Tie the knot about 1-3/4 inches from the bight. Dress the knot, leaving one cord of the bight short, about 17-1/2 inches long. When the length of the ...
The longer leg of the lanyard should be about 30 inches long. Fuse the ends with a flame, if the cord is synthetic, to prevent unraveling and fraying....
To tie the Break-away Lanyard Knot, follow these steps: First, tie a simple Overhand Knot at the end of the longer leg. Dress the knot tightly at the...
A neck lanyard secure enough to hold an ID badge or whistle or compass, but safe enough to break away if snagged or caught.
Clown image provided by D. Sharon Pruitt, www.pinksherbet.com, Creative Commons License, modified by the author using GIMP. This work by Milt Reynol...
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