How to Loosen Up a Paracord Bracelet

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Parachute cord, or paracord, is a durable rope perfect for wilderness situations.

Parachute cord, or paracord, is a highly durable rope-like cord that should be included in every wilderness survival kit. A compact way to carry eight feet or more of paracord is to knot it into a paracord bracelet that can be worn around the wrist and unraveled when needed. Because a paracord bracelet must be braided together and then worn, the fit may be off. Paracord bracelets are made by a series of loose and tight knots. By maneuvering the cord through these loose and tight knots on the bracelet, you can loosen and tighten the bracelet to adjust the fit.


Step 1

Take hold of the middle of the bracelet with both hands.

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Step 2

Pull and slide your hands in opposite directions towards the ends of the bracelet. This motion should slide the inner cord of the paracord bracelet outward, which will loosen it and make the bracelet longer.


Step 3

Try on your bracelet to test the fit.

Step 4

Repeat Steps 1 through 3 until the bracelet is as loose as you would prefer.



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