I start by giving credit to DRUMBUM11 for his meathod used in his instructible http://www.instructables.com/id/Stretchable-Paracord-Bracelet/ . His project does not include the elastic band that I use in this project. I am simply expanding on his project.

I have made a lot of paracord bracelets in the past few months and I have found connecting the buckle to be troublesome and in the end I have burns and, because of the curved buckles I was using, you could never wear both sides of the bracelet (I always use two colors). Using this technique there is no buckle or knots, you can use both sides of the bracelet and its as easy to put on as slipping it over your hand!

Step 1: Materials

The materials used in the project are pretty much the same as every paracord instructible on the site!

2 three foot lengths of paracord in the colors of your choice



Elastic Hair Ties (preferably a color that will blend in)
<p>Thanks a lot!</p><p>I haven't really had too much temptation to buy clips online, this is so much easier, and it works great!</p>
This is a pretty cool idea! As a side point, this method would make it a lot easier for kids to put on a bracelet without the hassle of having to clip it together (which, let's face it, is even hard for us adults). But I think I'd use two elastic bands, that way if one of them breaks, you're bracelet is still on one piece.
<p>It doesn't really matter if the band breaks! The cord is quite capable of 'taking up the slack' and two hairbands might be a bit tight to wear. IMHO</p>
<p>Works like a dream. My trucker husband is pleased with his, although I had a problem with the ends being so hot when melted! But I am a woman and a wimp.</p>
I love this - will have to give it a go.
What do you mean &quot;Now take the two short ends of your cord and FINISH THE KNOT&quot; what knot??
i just looked at the pic and tried to figure it out (it worked) <br>
Oh okay. Thank you.
This thing is so awesome. <br>
Brilliant! Tried it. Like it. Much neater than buckles. Thanks
Awesome. I will try this as soon as my paracord I just ordered arrives. I was thinking though that rather than melting the ends together I would try to find a way to attach them with some decorative piece of jewelry something -or-other. Like an ouroboros maybe.
DFREE I love the way you thought this up I made a few turned out OK at first had est part is getting right length to melt together,<br>Fixing to make some hat bands for my son with the larger hair ties elastic.<br>Thanks for sharing your brilient idea
Mine turn out great. thank you.
thanks this is great mine didnt quite turn out the same but i wasnt expecting it to. this is great but takes the reusability of the cord. great instructable!!
I just tested one using a rubber bracelet like the &quot; live strong&quot;. I gutted the cords and it was a nice wide bracelet that lays flat. :)
Nice! Great Idea!
Neat twist on the paracord bracelet

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