Do you want to learn how to make a paracord snake knot? You can do a lot with this particular knot. It’s used in making a few different projects and tools, like bracelets.
In this post, you’re going to see how to make a paracord snake knot, bracelet, or lanyard, with step-by-step instructions. There are also video tutorials so you can get a visual.
Like most knots, there are different kinds of the knot. That includes the snake knot. We cover all the different ways to do the knot.
There are a few different paracord projects you can make with the snake weave, other than a paracord bracelet or lanyard. You can make a paracord koozie or a holster as well.
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What You Need
To make this knot, all you need is a paracord or parachute cord. Nothing else. Any color or kind you want.
If you’re wondering how much paracord you need for a snake knot. You’ll need about 5.5 inches of paracord for every 1 inch of Snake Knot you want to have.
So if you wanted to make a bracelet and want to know how much paracord for a snake knot bracelet. Here’s a general rule: 1 inch of bracelet length = 1 foot of cord
So you’ll need about 7-9 feet in order to have enough for a bracelet. Also remember, it’s best to use 550 paracord. That’s the good stuff.
This is the simple standard version that’s good to start with so you can learn the basic way it’s done.
Watch the step-by-step tutorial below.
Two Color Snake Knot
Here’s a variation with two different colors being used. You could use more than two colors if you wanted. You would simply add another individual rope to the mix.
Another version is the 2 color snake quick cut. You could use this to make a double snake knot paracord bracelet.
Mad Max Snake Knot
This knot is inspired by the movie Mad Max.
You can see how to make the bored Paracord Snake Knot from boredparacord. He shows you how to tie it with an additional feature, the Mad Max style closure.
Tibetan Snake Knot
There is also something called a Tibetan snake knot that you could learn.
This is the fastest way to make a paracord Tibetan snake knot. It’s an easy one to do even though it might not look like it is.
Paracord Snake Knot Lanyard
As I mentioned before, you can also make a DIY lanyard with this knot. A lot of people like to make a lanyard for your knife so it’s easier to carry.
It’s easy to make in general. The hardest part is setting it up the right way before beginning to tie.
Paracord Snake Knot Keychain
Last but not least, you can make a keychain.
This is one of the more popular knots to tie since they make great bushcraft bracelets.
If you enjoyed this post on how to tie a paracord snake knot, you may like our other guide showing you instructions on how to tie a truckers hitch knot and also our guide on how to tie a timber hitch knot.