Monday, August 12, 2013

Best Way to Make Paracord Sunglasses "Croakies"

There are a number of ways to make paracord "croakies" for your sunglasses. I've tried many and most are uncomfortable. In my experience here are the two best ways; both with gutted 550 cord. First and best is to just slip the paracord outer sheath over the end and slide it down as far as possible. This is not always possible as it may not fit as was the case with the glasses in this picture. Second option, pictured here:
Is the use of the constrictor knot (see video link below) to attach the parachute cord. Burn one end close. The result is plenty comfortable!

Written by Kevin Gagne


  1. A lot of people I know is now familiar with the paracord - even those that are not trekking but merely couch potatoes. With a lot of tutorials for lanyards, bracelets, belts and slings, the paracord is now tops! My mom even used the paracord lanyards I gave her for tying up her curtain blinds - very clever! Recently, I've modified a lanyard and lengthened it for my sister's pug. She loved it! For more tips, see:

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