Box knot paracord keychain

In this tutorial we are going to tie the box knot keychain.box-knot-keychain Thhis design is hands down the most popular of the paracord keychains. As such it deserves its own how-to tutorial.

The square knot can be made out of one, two, three or even four colors! Just join the cords appropriately in order to get the combination you like. The following tutorial shows off the box knot tying technique, the color combinations are up to you!

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The supplies you will need are:
– paracord 550
– a keyring
– knife or scissors to cut the cord
– a lighter to singe the ends

The box knot keychain tutorial

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Start with 2 cords and cross them one over the other.

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Place the bottom cord to the top.

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The top cord to the bottom.

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Right goes over-under to the left.

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The left goes over-under to the right.

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Tighten up. First knot complete!

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Repeat the same technique. Bottom cord to the top, top to the bottom.

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Right goes over-under to the left.

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Left goes over-under to the right.

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Tighten.

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Repeat until sufficient length is achieved. At this point you can cut and melt the ends. If you do not like to melt the ends, use a turk’s head terminal knot to finish.

In conclusion

This is a fairly easy project, which is also common in ropework in general.

If you have any issues, see the video below for a detailed look at how to make this keychain.

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