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Coil Basket


Mix and match your favorite colors to create a miniature coil basket using paracording and cable ties! When you're finished, fill it with trinkets!

Materials


Instructions


Step 1. Gather your supplies.


Step 2.

To begin the base of the basket, start to coil one end of the paracord.

Step 3.

Take a cable tie and secure the coiled section.

Step 4.

Use wire cutters or scissors to clip off the excess of the cable tie.

Step 5.

Coil the paracord around the secured section two times. The second cable tie will go at the beginning of the new coils.

Secure the cable tie and clip the end with wire cutters or scissors.

Step 6.

Continue to coil the paracord and add a cable tie parallel to the second cable tie.

Step 7.

Continue coiling and adding cable ties as needed.

Step 8. 

Add cable ties where you think the coil needs more support. Continue coiling until you’ve reached your desired base size. The base size determines how wide the basket will be.

Step 9.

Take your paracord and start coiling up from the base to start the walls of the basket.

Step 10.

Secure the paracord by adding a cable tie to the last coil of the base and the first coil of the basket walls.

Step 11.

Place cable ties strategically to secure the shape. Clip the ends of the cable ties to make coiling easier.

Tip: If you want to widen the basket as you coil, slowly taper the cording each time you make a complete circle.

Step 12.  

Continue to coil the paracord upwards and secure with the cable ties to create a basket shape.

Step 13. 

Once you’re happy with the height of your basket, add a cable tie where you want to start the basket handles.

Step 14.

Secure the other end of the handle parallel to the beginning of the handle with a cable tie.

Step 15.

Fold the paracord up and secure the two halves together with a cable tie.

Step 16.

Add cable ties at ¼, ½, ¾, and at the end of the handle.

Step 17.

Secure the handle with a cable tie.

Step 18.

Cut the paracord, leaving enough to complete a final coil.

Step 19.

Coil the remaining paracord onto the basket and add cable ties to secure.


Step 20.

Glue the end of the paracord to prevent fraying.



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