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Paracord & Technology

February 22, 2017



Like it or not, we're in the age of technology. I don't know about you, but I've dropped my phone, ruined cords, and scratched screens in my purse. Cell phones, tablets, laptops, and iPods are expensive so you want to make sure they last to make it worth your money. What better way to protect and elongate the life of your devices than with paracord! 


Crafting is the perfect way to get away from the screen for a while to make something you'll use constantly. In a time when far too many people are addicted to texting, wifi, and apps it's good to unplug for a while and do something that gives your eyes a rest from pixels. Here are 4 things you can make to incorporate paracord into your technology. 


#1 Wrap Your Headphones with Paracord


There are essentially 2 ways of doing this option. The second option (right) does require you to cut the headphones, while the first does not. But they are both great for a number of reasons:

1) protects your charger cord 

2) makes them tangle free

3) looks so much cooler


The version on the left was made with this weave:


To make the version on the right, click here.


#2 Make a Phone Holder



This one is especially nice for those of us who carry cell phones in our purses. Even better for those of us that carry our life in our purse. My purse is more like a small suitcase that has everything I have even a 1% chance of needing that day. A paracord phone pouch protects my phone from the dangers of my purse. To learn this easy wrap, click here.


#3 Computer Carrier 


This is a very nice computer carrier that could also be modified for iPads and Tablets. It won't protect your laptop very well, but certainly will make it much easier to carry and does give it a small barrier between the ground and the computer if you were to drop it. To learn this design, click here.


#4 USB Charger Bracelet


These bracelets are great for those that want to always have a phone charger on them. They're easy to always carry with you and fun designs can be done. To see all the options from ParacordPlanet, click here. (Side note: they also have bracelets with and without paracord). To see all the tutorials we have that you could wrap a USB Bracelet with, check out our Tutorials Page.


How have you combined paracord and technology? 


Let us know in the comment section below or on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest.


Paracord Love, Lauri





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