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Crafting with Paracord
This is one of many designs included in this book that was originally created by DMan, a talented paracord-tying artist. His work can be found throughout the Internet. The Alligator Fang will work easily as a bracelet, keychain, or strap.

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  • How to make a braided cord bracelet. Alligator Fang - Step 1
    Step 1

    Begin by tying a Bracelet Loop with green and gray cords, then pull the loop tight.

  • How to make a braided cord bracelet. Alligator Fang - Step 2
    Step 2

    Bring the right green strand under the gray core strand, over the green core strand, and then under the left strand.

  • How to make a braided cord bracelet. Alligator Fang - Step 3
    Step 3

    Bring the left gray strand under the green core strand, over the gray core strand, and out through the green loop.

  • How to make a braided cord bracelet. Alligator Fang - Step 4
    Step 4

    Continuing with the gray strand, wrap the cord underneath and out the green loop.

  • How to make a braided cord bracelet. Alligator Fang - Step 5
    Step 5

    This image shows the full path the gray strand should take.

  • How to make a braided cord bracelet. Alligator Fang - Step 6
    Step 6

    Pull the green and gray strands tight.

  • How to make a braided cord bracelet. Alligator Fang - Step 7
    Step 7

    Starting with the green strand, bring it under the green core strand and over the gray core strand, and then under the gray strand.

  • How to make a braided cord bracelet. Alligator Fang - Step 8
    Step 8

    Bring the gray strand under and over the core strands.

  • How to make a braided cord bracelet. Alligator Fang - Step 9
    Step 9

    Continuing with the gray strand, bring it around, under, and out the loop of the green strand as shown.

  • How to make a braided cord bracelet. Alligator Fang - Step 10
    Step 10

    Pull the left and right strands tight. Repeat steps 2 through 7, and continue tying until you’ve reached the desired length.

  • How to make a braided cord bracelet. Alligator Fang - Step 11
    Step 11

    Once you’ve reached the end, secure the ends by tying two half knots as if tying a Solomon Bar. Tie an Overhand Knot using the two core strands to make a button for the bracelet.

  • How to make a braided cord bracelet. Alligator Fang - Step 12
    Step 12

    Cut the remainder of the excess cord and melt the ends with a lighter to fi nish the bracelet.

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