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Learn the different Paracord Weaves, and How to make a Paracord Bracelet, lanyard or keychain. There are many different Paracord Bracelet Patterns, here are some of the most popular. The Cobra, King Cobra, Sidewinder, Viper, Rattler, Mamba, Fishtail, and Boa. The Cobra being the most popular, along with Fishtail, and King Cobra. Get your Paracord kit and try making each Paracord Bracelet.

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Step 1: Paracord Weave - King Cobra

The King Cobra Paracord Weave with a black tracer. This is the same as the cobra weave, but weaved back over itself. The tracer is a piece of micro paracord weaved in with the outside piece of paracord. It is the widest of the paracord weaves, and use about 20 feet of paracord. Next learn how to make a Survival Bracelet. Learn more Paracord Knots.

Step 2: Paracord Weave - Boa

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The Boa paracord weave is a little more complicated, and its best made on a jig. It is weaved horizontally back and forth, just over a 1 inch wide. Continue to see next Parachute cord Bracelet.

Step 3: Paracord Weave - Sidewinder

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Sidewinder Paracord weave, is best made with 2 colors, and is just over an inch wide.

Step 4: Paracord Weave - Cobra

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This is the Cobra paracord weave, made with a pink tracer. This its the most popular weave. Besides adding a tracer you can add a flatine or double flatline, which is a piece of paracord, with the center strings taken out, and weaved into the top of the paracord bracelet.

Step 5: Paracord Weave - Viper

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The Viper Paracord Weave, is a newer weave with a more aggressive look. It is the same width as the cobra braid, you can also add a tracer.

Step 6: Paracord Weave - Rattler

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Rattler Paracord weave is a newer weave, it does not use as much 550 paracord as the other weaves, about 8 feet.

Step 7: Paracord Weave - Mamba

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The Mamba Paracord weave is one of my favorite weaves, it only uses about 8 feet of 550 paracord.

Step 8: Paracord Weave - Fishtail

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This is the Fishtail Paracord weave, is one on the more popular weaves, and is also the thinnest braid at 3/4 inch. Learn the Viper Paracord Bracelet, or Try these other Paracord Projects.

racer28312 days ago
Could you add some instructions for the last few?
allenpeter1 month ago

Nice Design

animeguard1 month ago

nice work

ErikhS11 months ago

still no luck trying to find a how-to for the mamba. anyone know where I can find them?

bardbard ErikhS2 months ago

go to youtube and search how to make a ladder rack paracord braclet

EmilyP1 ErikhS9 months ago

its called single genose (i dont know if thats correct spelling or not lol)

sives ErikhS11 months ago
I think it's called something backbone. I've never heard any of these being called by these names
howardjackson4 months ago


davidramirez54 months ago

Great work done..

doublemeow4 months ago
earlcollins4 months ago

Very creative work.. Really good

max.wigg.19 months ago

I have just invented a new braid called the copperhead

agoldsmith111 months ago

is "sidewinder" also known as dragon's tongue?

AkParacord (author) 1 year ago

Rattler is here:


CCAMP361 year ago

Anyone know how to do the Mamba and Rattler weaves? I cannot find them anywhere but here...

from 5 to 8 there is no instructions, which are the only ones that I really want to make