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Oat Spike Paracord Bracelet

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The oat spike paracord bracelet has a very nice looking weave.
It is not very difficult to make.
When you get the hang of making the bracelet, it becomes a very quick and easy job.
If you ever get stuck in the wilderness or there is a zombie apocalypse you can unravel this bracelet and then have 12' total of cord.
 
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Step 1: Supplies

For this instructable you'll need:
Two 6' lengths of paracord
Scissors
Lighter

Step 3:

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Pull the yellow cord over the blue cord as shown.

Step 5:

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Drape the yellow cords over the blue as shown.

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Repeat steps 4 and 5 until it reaches your desired length. 

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Snip off the blue cords and burn them.

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With the yellow cords tie it into the below knot, snip off the extra, and then burn the snipped part.

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You are now done. Enjoy the bracelet.
MaD2ko0l made it!4 months ago

First time using paracord and first time trying anything like this.

Kinda cool.

about mid way through, i switched it up and started to do the pattern the other way so that the green was the primary colour instead of the blue.

Might be a better way to do it on the switch, but its come out pretty good.

Fantasitc

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schrepjm5 months ago
For a bit fancier bracelet at this point you could end the oat spike pattern with a four strand diamond knot, then snip and burn the blue cords. Then make a two strand diamond knot instead of the overhand knot.
This is my new favorite weave. Love it! Good job. :)
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bpolhamius1 year ago
Excellent instructions. I will actually try this, and I too like the buckle-less factor!
BenjiDaa (author)  bpolhamius8 months ago
Thank you.
joshuao1 year ago
Very cool pattern! I like this a lot. Thank you!
BenjiDaa (author)  joshuao8 months ago
Ya
301 year ago
You did a great job
BenjiDaa (author)  308 months ago
Thanks.
Made one for the fourth
Nice instructable
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BenjiDaa (author)  Koob Creations8 months ago
Awesome! Thanks.
I like this. I was getting tired of the tried and true Solomon Bar Bracelet I have. This would make a good alternative.
BenjiDaa (author)  CementTruck8 months ago
Ya
Ouranos1 year ago
this thing is awesome!
BenjiDaa (author)  Ouranos8 months ago
Thank you.
J1mwalker1 year ago
Nice
BenjiDaa (author)  J1mwalker8 months ago
Thanks.
halhashimi11 months ago
I love it ... I just bought the staff and I am going to try to do it :)
BenjiDaa (author)  halhashimi8 months ago
Cool.
Cool!!!
BenjiDaa (author)  theimpossiblegirl_18 months ago
Thanks.
djensen59 months ago
I put the yellow through the top gap the one about the first illustrated picture and it came out different but looks just as cool. Thank you for feeding my imagination!!
BenjiDaa (author)  djensen58 months ago
Ya no problem.
jacob81815310 months ago
Nice job
BenjiDaa (author)  jacob8181538 months ago
Thanks.
You get a tighter weave if you make it on a paracord jig looks more professional
BenjiDaa (author)  Paracordaholic8 months ago
Pretty cool.
rparente999 months ago
Can u show how to do it with buckles?
BenjiDaa (author)  rparente998 months ago
I don't have any buckles, sorry.
turbone200011 months ago
I really like this one but my 6" of paracord only made 3" of bracelet.
BenjiDaa (author)  turbone200011 months ago
"means inch
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This is a definite favorite. Its has a very nice pattern and you can wear it anywhere.
Here the one I made but I finished it up differently
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srohwer1 year ago
Favorited. I like the fact that I don't need to bother with plastic buckles.
ecardinal1 year ago
This is a very nice pattern, good choice of contrasting colors. Thanks!