I loved the colors and look of the patern of this dog collar. His question was to ask if anyone knew how to make that pattern.
Well... I didn't, but I love a chalenge and was determined to figure out how it was done.
It took me a couple of nights, and gave me some really wierd dreams last night as I tried to figure this out in my sleep, but here it is!
The colorful picture of the collar is the one supplied by medicbowling, and the one that caught my eye. Unfortunately, I do not have such colorful paracord handy, but I did use three colors so the movement of the colors in the pattern could be seen.
I had no clips, half rings, or buckles to attach this to, but then i was just trying out the pattern. That is why it is being made on a piece of thin dowel.
Below are the blow by blow steps of how to make this lovely pattern.
I hope you find it easy to follow!
Step 1: Step 1 - Setting up the cords
Figure about a foot of cord for each inch. So a 7" bracelet would need six 7' cords.
The cord used is 550 para-cord, in three colors. Two doubled cords of each,
or four strands hanging down of each color.
* - 1 - fold each cord in half over your buckle, ring, whatever you are using.
set each cord with the back strand on the side you are going to work from. I
worked from the right, so the back strand of each pair is to the right when I