A paracord monkey fist is beneficial to carry on you for survival and self defense purposes. It’s super easy to conceal and carries enough power to slow down any attacker.
In this tutorial you’ll learn how to make a paracord monkey fist knot keychain.
How to make a paracord monkey fist:
Supplies you need:
- 1″ steel ball bearing
- 6ft 550 paracord in a color that you want to be the main color
- 4ft 550 Paracord in a color that you want to be the compliment color
- 1″ Monkey Fist Jig
- key ring
- lighter or matches
Let go of the end and you’ll feel the white inside strands pull back into the cord, leaving about an inch of empty sheath at the end of the strands. This will help you in Step 2.
Helpful Hint: As you wrap your paracord to make your monkey fist knot, do your best to keep each loop next to each other and not overlapping any other loops. This will make it easier for you when you start to tighten your monkey fist.
Try our giant monkey fist made with a pool ball:
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