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Two Color Fishtail Paracord (550) Bracelet

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First off sorry for the Hands, Fingers, and arm in the pictures. I made this Instructables because I couldn't find a one sides two color fishtail. I fumbled around and figured it out and thought I would put this out for everybody think the same thing. Enjoy. Chris R.
 
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Step 1: Cow Hitch And Length

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Adjust the cow hitch starting point in order to fit the wrist you are making it for. Sorry no images for this step. I got the idea to put this out there after making the beginning.

Step 2: Twisting The Colors

If you have tried the normal fishtail two color this one is a little different. My wife didn't want the alternating colors so I twisted or wrapped them in the middle of tge two base strands to bring the Red strand and the Carolina blue strand back to the same sides they started from. Se the pictures for clarification. As you go through twisting or wrapping you can leave them loose, you will have to constantly keep your thumb on the middle section that is twisted and then go through the top and around and under. Then twist again. And repeat the same process.

Step 3: Pulling Cord

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So as your pulling the cord after the twist be careful to maintain your twist by pinching it with one hand and pulling with the other. I kept mine loose for about three or four twist then snugged them. You don't want to snug them to tight without checking the spacing between each twist to keep them from bunching up. It makes bulged as you can see in pictures. Once you finish you can go back and check it again to even them out then singe the ends (or end how you want).

Step 4: Have Fun With It!

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Have a great time playing with knots! Thank you for checking out my way and maybe you can find a better way that suits you. If you find any that works out better feel free to let me know. I love trying new knots!
chickybut17 months ago
fishtail actually takes five cords
airsoft10177 months ago
That appears to be more of an sawtooth braid rather than a fishtail. but none the less, the finished product looks good
wdsims637 months ago
What in the world is this? I don't think your steps line up with your pictures.

I have no idea what you did, other than you have a 2 color paracord bracelet at the end. And where is the Carolina blue at? That looks white in your pictures.

Constructive comment: You should be able to follow the steps in your instructable to recreate what you did. I like the look of it in the end, but I have no idea what you did at any point in the process.
jiron28 months ago
That looks like a white/silver to me...
cperez308 months ago
End result looks like teeth and gums :)
crichards13 (author) 8 months ago
Once I get some longer cord I'm going to make a detailed how to from start to finish showing it all. The next one I want to make a little wider so I will use four base strands instead of two.
crichards13 (author) 8 months ago
Sorry about that! With the blue on the left and the red on the right you would bring the blue center strand under and then over from the right to left on the top of the red strand. Bring the blue over your left base strand then your red over the right base strand. Placing twisted strands back in the middle from underneath the base strands then repeat that process. Hope that helps @halhashimi
halhashimi8 months ago
You are not very clear about how to twist each one:(
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