Are you someone who takes a lot of photos? I've become more interested in photography as I become older - I want to preserve important memories in my life so I can look back at them. As I started to use a larger and more expensive camera, I wanted to create something that was more comfortable and stylish than my scratchy old camera neck strap. I wanted to share my creation with you all, so behold, the paracord camera wrist strap!
This is a simple and quick tutorial, and takes hardly any materials! The materials you will need are:
- 10ft of 550 paracord. I used reflective royal blue for the tutorial, but you can use any color or pattern you like. I like to shoot photos at night, so the reflective cord comes in handy when I want to make sure I am seen by others. We have HUNDREDS of colors and patterns on our website. Check them all out here.
- Single or dual hole cord lock. I used our newest cow cord lock, but I also made other samples that use a single hole cord lock as well. I like the dual hole cord lock because it gives the cord a more secure and tight fit. I would recommend a cord lock that is thin or lays flat against your wrist, so the strap is more comfortable to wear. A round cord lock may feel bulky on your wrist.
- Object to wrap cord on. As shown in the video, you will need an object to wrap your cord around for weaving. I used a waterbottle, but you can use any round cylindrical object such as a chair leg, lamp, etc.
- Scissors. Scissors are an important necessity for any project.
- Lighter. Again, a must have for any project! Pick one up at your local gas station or convenience store.
Check out our tutorial on this awesome project:
Peace, Love, and Paracord,