Many DIY projects are possible with paracord nylon rope like paracord bracelet, paracord knot, and paracord dog collar. You can make paracord collar for your dog at home in a very easy way. You can make it one color or multi-color as your wish.
Here is a simple way to make a paracord dog collar of two colors.
- 1/2 plastic buckle
- 16 feet of Paracord, 8th feet of each (Black-White)
- Jump Ring
- Collar Length: 10 inch
How to Make a Paracord Dog Collar at Home
Step 1: Measure your dog collar
At first, measure your dog’s neck so that you can understand how long paracord dog collar you have to make.
Step 2: Join Paracords
At first, to make one single piece of string join both black and white color pieces of paracord. Now, slightly melt the ends of the paracords with a lighter and press them together until they are attached as shown in the pictures.
Step 3: Slide the cord through the plastic buckle
Slide cord through the female part of the plastic buckle. Make a hitch knot to secure your cord with the buckle. To do that, Thread the loop through the buckle and thus you will have a loop. Just pull the cord through the loop to secure it. Follow the instructions in below the pictures.
Step 4: Slide the cord through another end of the buckle
Now slide both ends of the cord through the other part of the buckle and slide the buckle up to the length the collar needs to be. Slide the buckle along the cords until you get the correct length. Check the length.
Step 5: Start Making Cobra Weave
Now, Start making cobra weave. To make this, take the black strand over the core one. Then weave it under the white cord. Loop the white cord behind the core and up through the loop created by the black one. Then push up and tighten the cord.
Step 6: Repeat the process until end come
Repeat the process with the right side and then to the left side. Continue on altering right and left aside. Continue making the weave until the end of the collar came.
Step7: Insert the Jump Ring
Now, Insert the jump ring. Take the white strand to insert the jump ring. Then tighten the cord around the jump ring.
Step 8: Cut the Extension of the Cord
After tightening the cord around the jump ring, cut the extension of the cord with a scissor. Follow the given instructions in the following pictures.
Step 9: Finalize and secure your cord with buckle
After cutting the extension, finalize your paracord dog collar. Secure your cord with buckle. Slightly melt the end of the collar where the buckle is attached and press it with the buckle to secure the cord.
Finally, your paracord dog collar is ready.
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If you are a DIY lover or you want to make a paracord dog collar by yourself, follow these simple steps and have fun to make your own dog color with your favorite color.