In this tutorial we are going to stitch the Solomon’s dragon paracord bracelet.
I have shown you how to make a Solomon’s dragon paracord bracelet a few tutorials back. The bracelet is very exotic as it is, but can be made even flashier by adding some stitching.
This stitching style, specific to this bracelet was popularized by Lori AndTed Potter.
I decided to make a quick tutorial on this stitching style, so buckle up and let’s get into it!
Before you start you will need a couple of supplies. These include:
- a tied Solomon’s dragon paracord bracelet
- a lacing needle (you can make your own!)
- some microcord (I used up about 4.5 feet for a 6.5 inch bracelet). Microcord is usually about 1.2 mm in diameter.
- a lighter and scissors, as always 🙂
With these items at hand, let’s begin stitching!
After tying the Solomon’s dragon bracelet, attach your microcord to your lacing needle.
Start on the underside of the bracelet. Tuck the cord under a few sections on the bottom of the bracelet.
Work your way to the top of the bracelet. Note that I came out on the side with the loop, opposite to the square knot on the other side.
Run your needle through the square knot on the other side of the bracelet.
Pull your cord through the knot. We will be placing our cord on the top of our loops every time.
Place your lacing needle through the next loop down.
Then through the knot on the other side.
Pull the cord through. Again, the cord is on top.
Start on the next loop down.
Go through the knot on the other side.
Pull the cord through. Do this until you have reached the other side of the bracelet.
Make sure your stitching is even.
Once you reach the bottom, we will flip our bracelet around the Y-axis, revealing the underside.
On the bottom side, work your cord on the other side of the bracelet.
And through the first loop. We are travelling to the top side with our cord.
On the top side we have come out on the first loop, just like when we started our bracelet.
Again, travel to the other side and through the knot. This time the cord is always placed on the bottom part of the loop.
Travel through the next loop up.
Into the knot.
Into the loop.
Through the knot.
Continue until your reach the top.
The pattern looks like this when done.
On top, we will again tuck the cord on the underside of the bracelet.
Once tucked, cut the end and enjoy your bracelet!
I think this wasn’t too hard, but if you have any issues stitching, see the video tutorial below: