This Instructable will show you how, to wrap a lighter in paracord. Why do that? I did it because it gives me a better grip on the lighter, it looks cool and I can leave the string hanging out of my pocket so I don't have to dig around for my much used lighter.
Sorry about the low picture quality. This is something I did a while ago and took apart to make an Instructable, my first one. Enjoy!
Step 1: Supplies
All you need is a lighter, a couple feet of paracord, and something to cut the paracord with.
Step 2: Start the Wrap
Now we will start wrapping the lighter. First, make a loop in one end of the paracord and put it on the back of the lighter. The loop should extend above the top of the lighter and both ends of the cord should extend past the bottom of the lighter. Make one end about two inches long and the other is the full length of the paracord.
Then take the long end and start wrapping it around the lighter. On the first wrap, make sure you the cord is wrapped over itself, that keeps it from undoing itself. Keep going all the way to the top, keeping the wraps tight and close together.
Step 3: Finishing
After you wrap all the way to the top part of the plastic on the lighter, put the end of the paracord through the loop. Then pull the short end tight, closing the loop and holding the wraps. Now you can trim the end, and if you want you can braid or knot the other end for a decorative pull. You cloud also do the whole thing upside down, then the long cord would come from the top of the lighter. You can also trim both ends if you don't want a lanyard.