This tutorial will show you how to make a wrist lanyard using paracord and the cobra weave. This can be used to secure a key chain, knife, mutitool, camera, or cell phone, etc. I give all credit to Stormdrane  for the cobra weave. He was the first person to make an instructables using the cobra.

Step 1: Gather Supplies

You will need about 5 feet of paracord. I buy my 7-strand paracord on eBay and sometimes from the Supply Captain. I like keeping the iner strands in my paracord, but you can take them out if you so desire. Scissors, tape measure, lighter, and a key chain hook.
<p>Saved me $10 from buting one from amazon.</p>
<p>Thank you for the easy to follow tutorial :)<br>I made one so i can easily access my flashlight in my pocket.</p>
<p>Thank you for the awesome guide! Found you guys right after reading this website and making my final decision on the constitution of my lanyard</p><p><a href="http://www.lanyardcenter.com/paracord-lanyard/" rel="nofollow">http://www.lanyardcenter.com/paracord-lanyard/</a></p><p>Need to get started on my lanyard for next weeks hiking trip!</p>
I surprised myself at the halfway point by doing this right and then I had to concentrate really hard to keep the pattern going. I'm looking forward to making some more.
<p>Great Thank You! I'd unwound my paracord lanyard and used it on a camping trip. Now it's re-made and on my hunting knife, thanks to your instructions</p>
Thanks for this very easy to understand paracord weaving. I was able to make it
Fantastic guide nice and concise. looks fab on my keys and made a wicked present to add to a gift box for my bro
I'm new to paracord projects. Your choice of a bright colored cord made it easy to see the process. Thanks for a straightforward instructable.
first knot can be a bit tricky but easy enough! i wanna do full-length neck lanyards next
Very easy to follow instructions. Looks great on my compass!
Nicely done. Yellow is a better color for demo, thanks. I think this is nice, with the modification above, for the much-needed pulls on pelican clips and snap shackles on my sailboat.
Thanks for the nice comment. The reason I picked yellow is because it's my favorite color and because it was the only color paracord I had lying around at the time.
I took your design and changed it a little. <br>Use a carabiner in place of the clip, after doing the cobra braid, remove the carabiner and pull on the middle pieces, it will end up looking like the picture below. <br> <br>The lanyard on the left is 5ft of cord (6in long), the one on the right is 6ft and somewhere between 8-9&quot; long. <br>I plan to use these on keychains. They could also be used to hang on bags or use as zipper pulls
That looks very nice. I don't think I could make one that looks that good. I've kinda gotten out of the practice. <br>~BLUEBLOBS2
Left is the bottom, sorry. I forgot to rotate the picture.
just made one! so quick and easy yet looks cool and very useful, I used one of them round keychains and the scraps of paracord from another project. Overall a great instructable with sensible pictures
Here is one I made out of an extra shoe lace. Instead of burning each end I laced the ends back up through the middle of the weave and pulled it tight to keep it in place. Nice instructable.
Nicely done! <br>-BLUEBLOBS2
This is great, and looks easy to make as well. Could come in very handy . Nice job.
Thanks for the nice comment. Once you get the hang of the cobra, it is very easy to tie. Even though it doesn't hold a lot of cord, it can still be used for survival. I hope you make one and I'd love to see a picture if you do so.<br>-BLUEBLOBS2

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