46 Paracord Projects – DIY Tutorials

46 Paracord Project DIY Tutorials

Have you tried any DIY Paracord projects? You’re going to smile when you realize just how many different types of DIY projects you can create with this material. From something for the family pet to jewelry for your teen to a keychain for everyone in the household – just to name a few of the fun projects we’ve found for you.

So get to know paracord! It’s easy, fun and many projects you can complete in a weekend if not an afternoon. You’ll be pleased with the results and can give paracord DIY projects as gifts to friends and family. The texture and feel of paracord is very comforting and sturdy.

DIY Paracord Projects for Pets

If your pet wears a collar, it’s easy to make them one with paracord materials. But there’s lots more you can do with paracord. Pet owners and crafters like paracord because it is durable and washable, perfect for pets!

Paracord Pet Harness

Keeeping your cat on a paracord leash? Good luck!

Paracord Pet Harness Instructables

By Instructables

Paracord Dog Leash

Paracord Dog Leash from BudgetLightForum

Located at BudgetLightForum

Horse Bridle

Making a bridle from paracord seems complicated, but we would a great tutorial.

Horse Bridle HorseForum

From HorseForum

Paracord Dog Collar Tutorial

Paracord Dog Collar Tutorial at Instructables

From Instructables

How to Make a Rope Sidepull with Paracord

How to Make a Rope Sidepull DailyEquine

At DailyEquine

Paracord Dog Collar

A pink paracord dog collar for a German Shepherd? Poor boy! He deserves a dog treat.

Paracord Dog Collar from Instructables

At Instructables

Make a Horse Halter

Make a Horse Halter

By RideAGoodHorse

Survival Projects

Homesteading has swept the nation, if not the world. Many enjoy camping and living off the land. If you like practical crafts then survival paracord projects are for you. Create paracord items that will withstand daily use and potentially help you survive the zombie apocalypse.

How to Make a Paracord Belt

How to Make a Paracord Belt DIYReady

From DIYReady

Paracord Survival Bracelets

Everyone should make a paracord bracelet at least once in their life.

Paracord-Survival-Bracelets from HappinessIsHomemade

By HappinessIsHomemade

Paracord Survival Fish Net

paracord fish net

Located at Instructables

Paracord Survival Grenade

While not a true grenade it holds a lot of cool stuff. Follow the link below to see.

Paracord Survival Grenade from InventorsSpot

By InventorsSpot

The Medic Paracord Survival Bracelet for First Aid

Paracord Survival Bracelet for First Aid by Instructables

At Instructables

Homemade Paracord Knife Grip

Get a better handle on your knife using paracord to secure the grip.

Homemade Paracord Knife Grip from SurvivalLife

At SurvivalLife

Paracord Hammock

Every survival scenario needs time to include time to relax. A paracord hammock is just the solution.

Paracord Hammock

From Instructables

Homelife Projects

These are some of our favorite types of paracord project ideas as you’ll find so many fun DIY projects out there! Decorate your home and add great accents for everyone to enjoy. Perfect too for making housewarming gifts for new homeowners or neighbors.

Paracord Coasters

Rope coasters have a nautical vibe.

DIY Paracord Coasters by IdeaStand

From IdeaStand

Paracord multipurpose drawstring bag

Carry your towels and pool items in your homemade paracord bag. Yeah, impress the ladies or the men.

Paracord multipurpose drawing bag from Instructables

At Instructables

How to Make a Crocheted Hammock

A paracord chair hammock? Sign me up.

How to Make a Crocheted Hammock from eHow

By eHow

Paracord Wrap Bottle

Looks like a weapon if you swing it.

Paracord Wrap Bottle from Instructables

From Instructables

DIY Paracord Multi Tool Belt Hanger

DIY Paracord MultiTool Belt Hanger from Instructables

From Instructables

Paracord Cross Knot Cross

Paracord art?

Paracord Cross Knot Cross at Instructables

At Instructables

Paracord Wrapped Mason Jar

A comfortable handle thanks to the magic of paracord and a lot of free time.

Paracord Wrapped Mason Jar from Instructables

Located at Instructables

Tools & Gear Projects

Paracord projects are popular because they are good looking and are very practical. You can create a DIY project that can actually help get you through the day, something you simply can’t say about every DIY project out there. Here are a few of our favorites.

Glowing Paracord Bracelet

Ohhh, pretty, pretty paracord glowing.

Glowing Paracord Bracelet from Instructables

From Instructables

Paracord Pouch for Mini Multi Tools

Paracord Pouch for Mini Multi Tools at Instructables

By Instructables

Yardstick Paracord Jig

This tutorial will show how to make a simple Yardstick Paracord Jig made entirely from a yardstick.

Yardstick Paracord Jig from Instructables

From Instructables

Paracord Monkeys Fist Necklace

You know, this really does look like a monkey fist. Good name.

Paracord Monkey Fist Necklace Instructables

By Instructables

DIY Survival Bracelets

Get into fashion with a paracord bracelet.

DIY Survival Bracelet from DarkroomAndDearly

At DarkroomAndDearly

Paracord Cord Reinforcement

Add some strength to your cable weak points with paracord.

Paracord Cord Reinforcement from Instructables

From Instructables

Paracord Guitar Pick

Paracord and a paperclip to make a guitar pick? Now I’ve seen everything.

Paracord Guitar Pick by Instructables

By Instructables

Weapon Projects

It’s ideal to create paracord DIY projects that assist with what you like to do outdoors like hunting or trapping. These weapon projects range from the old fashioned to the more up-to-date.

Ancient Secret Weapon: A Paracord Slingshot

Paracord is perfect for creating projectile weapons.

Ancient Secret Weapon A Paracord Slingshot

By Instructables

Paracord Self Defense Keychain

A thief might think twice if they seen this in your hand. That would definitely leave a bruise.

Paracord-Self-Defense-Keychain at GetDatGadget

At GetDatGadget

DIY Paracord Monkey Fist

That is a big monkey fist. How about a Chimpanzee fist?

DIY-Paracord-Monkey-Fist from Homestead and Survival

From Homestead-and-Survival

Paracord Lanyard

Helpful for keeping your keys or other important items on your person.

Paracord Lanyard

From Instructables

Hand Tied Paracord Sling

That looks slightly lethal, especially with the ball bearing in the picture.

Hand Tied Paracord Sling from MakeZine

At MakeZine

Paracord Knife Handle

A better grip for safer knife handling.

Paracord Knife Handle Instructables

At Instructables

Boa Paracord Gun Sling

Boa Paracord Gun Sling

Located at Instructables

Paracord Rock Sling

Paracord slings would be interesting to see in action. How effective are they?

Paracord Rock Sling from Instructables

From Instructables

Paracord Bullwhip

Crack that whip!

Paracord Bullwhip from Instructables

By Instructables

Clothing Projects

Looking to make something fashionable with your paracord? Its easier than you might think! Try DIY-ing a necklace, bracelet or ring for beautiful, modern jewelry to compliment your outfit. Or a belt to go with dressy or casual clothing.

How to Make a Parachute Cord Macrame Necklace

How to Make a Parachute Cord Macrame Necklace from Alonsobrino

From Alonsobrino

Paracord Wallet

That is a thick wallet that George Constanza would be proud to own.

Paracord Wallet from Instructables

At Instructables

How to make a paracord ring

I assume this is for a thrifty bride.

How to make a paracord ring from ParacordGuild

Located at ParacordGuild

Double Cobra Stitch Paracord Belt

That is a snazzy belt and since it is made of paracord it can help in a variety of survival ways if needed.

Double Cobra Stitch Paracord Belt from Instructables

From Instructables

Fishtail Paracord Bracelet

Fishtail Paracord Bracelet by ParacordGuild

At ParacordGuild

How to Make a Paracord Watch with Buckle

This watch is not coming off your wrist. Paracord makes a durable watch band.

How to Make a Paracord Watch with a Buckle

From Instructables

DIY Nautical Turk’s Head Bracelet

DIY Nautical Turks Head Bracelet from DarkroomAndDearly

At DarkroomAndDearly

Beachwear Necklace and Earrings Made Using Paracord

Beachwear Necklace With Earrings Using Paracord at Instructables

By Instructables

DIY Rope Tassel Necklace

DIY Rope Tassel Necklace from MadeInADay

From MadeInADay

Do you have any favorite paracord projects or ideas to add to this list? Make a comment and share with us.