Rope Knot Library

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Sheepshank Knot

The Sheepshank is a method used to "shorten" a rope. It can also be used to take the load off a weak spot in a rope that has been frayed or damaged. This is only a temporary knot and should not be…
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Double Sheet Bend Knot

The double sheet bend is ideal for joining ropes of equal or unequal diameter, joining wet ropes, or tying a rope to an eye. It will not slip or draw too tight under heavy loads. Not surprisingly,…
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Double Bowline Knot

The double bowline is a good choice if you need more strength than a single bowline knot can provide. It is historically known as a boating knot, but can also be valuable for anglers, hikers,…
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Two Half Hitch Knot

Two Half Hitches is a reliable knot and will hold whether or not under load. It is exactly what its name implies. One Half Hitch and then another tied on top of the first. The Two Half Hitches knot…
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Clove Hitch Knot

The Clove Hitch is one of the most widely used knots to fasten a rope to a post or other objects, and can be tied at any point in the rope. It is most effective for items that have constant pressure…
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Trucker's Hitch Knot

The Trucker's Hitch is a system of knots that gives you leverage to take up slack. It is a good knot for securing things to your car and should always be used with synthetic rope of appropriate size…
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Tautline Hitch Knot

This is a knot that will make you a hero when the winds blow and the rains come. It’s the go-to knot to use on tent and tarp guy lines, because you can tighten or loosen the knot in a split-second to…
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Timber Hitch Knot

The Timber Hitch is a useful knot especially when an object such as a log needs to be drug. For it to work properly, constant tension must be maintained. Slack and erratic pulling can loosen the knot…
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Bowline Knot

The bowline is historically known as a boating knot, but can be a valuable knot for anglers too. It forms a single loop and will not tighten or slip under strain. The bowline is often used to give…
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Rope Knot Library: How To Tie 11 Easy Rope Knots

How to Tie 11 Rope Knots  A rope knot instructions can be used by boaters, paddlers, scouts, search and rescue teams, and all outdoorsmen. Pro-Knots has provided some of their top rope knots used…
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Rope Knot Library: How to Tie a Square Rope Knot

How to Tie the Square Rope Knot The Reef Knot or Square Rope Knot is quick and easy to tie; it is a good knot for securing non-critical items. Not to be trusted to join two ropes together. This knot…
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Rope Knot Library: How to Tie the Sheet Bend Rope Knot

How to Tie a Sheet Bend Rope Knot The Sheet Bend is a useful rope knot for tying two ropes together, even when rope sizes and materials differ greatly. It is suitable for most non-critical…