Introduction: Paracord Flashlight Grip.

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Get a grip on things.

Step 1: Materials Needed

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Flash light small and 2 pieces of paracord each 5 foot long.

Step 2: Melt Ends

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Burning ends will keep from fraying..

Step 3: Start the " Boondoggle " Weave..

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Find the middles of both strands and cross them at middle point. Widen the crossing to put flashlight in. Tighten it up using both hands you will have 4 lines pointed in 4 different directions.. start with one of the strands and fold it over the next, take the one you just folded over and food it over the next one. the third one tuck under the 1st one folded over, this completes a layer.

Step 4: Repeat Layer Knotting.

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you'll notice layers go in a clockwise the counter clockwise pattern. Tighten up the slack Evey 5-6 layers or so.

Step 5: Finishing It Off.

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Continue layers gently pulling knot layer smaller. Burn the very ends together..


nathanwide (author)2015-01-03

The first step after burning the ends is confusing, do you think you could add onto that?

thestodman (author)nathanwide2015-11-12

I'm not sure how much this will help, but once you have the flashlight between the two cords, all you are doing is tying alternating crown knots. It's that knot kids at camp use to make the square gimp bracelets.

KLethal (author)nathanwide2015-01-03

if I said" its like folding the lid on a cardboard box each flap/cord tucks under the one next to it" ??

vemven made it! (author)2015-01-22

boy I got confused but I think I did pretty good

KLethal (author)vemven2015-01-22

looks great!! nice job!!

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