Paracord Planet Blog

A Selective History of Knots and Rope

A Selective History of Knots and Rope

Posted by Luke on Feb 14th 2019

First of all, I want to note that this list is far from exhaustive—or even complete. That being said, I thought it was interesting how ropes have been used throughou … read more
Mastering Monkey Fists

Mastering Monkey Fists

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Feb 8th 2019

Monkey fists may seem like an unachievable knot to the beginner crafter, but with a little bit of practice and the right tools, they can be a relatively quick to mak … read more
The Heart Of A Paracord Crafter

The Heart Of A Paracord Crafter

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jan 31st 2019

We all have a reason we create. For some of us, it's our livelihood. For others it’s a passion. Hopefully, for many of us, it can be both. Below is a list of why some we … read more
7 Things to Never Do with Paracord

7 Things to Never Do with Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jan 25th 2019

Paracord is good for a lot of things: camping, crafting, drone flying, sculping… Legend has it, paracord can even be used to floss your teeth in a pinch, though this is … read more
A Better Binding Knot

A Better Binding Knot

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jan 17th 2019

Perhaps you can relate to this: I often find myself needing a knot to bind something. Sometimes it's to bundle a bunch of items together, other times it's to keep s … read more
Making Your First Macramé Wall Hanging

Making Your First Macramé Wall Hanging

Posted by Alexandria Heinz on Jan 10th 2019

The following article is a guest post by Alexandria Heinz at FTD by Design. We hope you enjoy this beginner look at Macramé technique as she teaches you how to make a ma … read more
How to Level Up at Paracord Crafting

How to Level Up at Paracord Crafting

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Jan 3rd 2019

So, you've been making paracord bracelets for a while now, and you're starting to get tired of weaving the same thing over and over. Monotony is… monotonous. If you're j … read more
Times  You Should Carry Paracord

Times You Should Carry Paracord

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Dec 6th 2018

I've heard a few jaw-dropping paracord survival stories. Survival Straps has a couple of pages on their website dedicated to how people have used their bracelets in emergen … read more
A Paracord Love Story

A Paracord Love Story

Posted by Luke Quanbeck on Nov 21st 2018

Years before I ever heard about Paracord Planet, I did something cool with paracord. I proposed to my wife. Back before we were engaged, my girlfriend a … read more
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