How to Make Rope Knots
Basic rope knotting skills are essential for a number of hobbies from fishing and rock climbing to sailing and sewing. A good, strong knot could be the difference between life and death if you're climbing, and ensure that you don't lose a big catch while...
This article is about methods of fastening and securing ropes. ... and down the
rope while slack; Adjustable hitch (taut-line hitch) - adjustable loop knot for use
How to tie knots. Clear step by step knot instructions plus animated knots for
boaters, scouts, climbers, search and rescue, arborists and sailors.
The Square Knot (Reef Knot) and Sheet Bend are the two basic methods of
joining two ropes; and the Figure 8 underlies many other important knots.
Every climber needs to know at least one of these friction knots
so that he can ascend a fixed rope
, particularly in an emergency situation; escape a belay for self-rescue; ascend a rope
after falling into a crevasse on a glacier; and as a safety back-up or autoblock w... More »
Animated Knots by Grog - index of Loops at the end of a rope.
Apr 8, 2011 ... How to do-it-yourself instructional on knot tying -- demonstrating six ... you're
trying to make a loop in the end of a rope. you need to make a ...
But, you have to know how to tie it. So make sure you know what to do with your
rope the next time you head into the wild by learning these 20 essential knots.
Jun 24, 2009 ... Here are 7 essential knots every man should know: The Square Knot, ... is
screaming for you to tape / tie / singe / tidy up the ends of your rope.
There are over 4,000 hitches and bends used in special crafts, but — with the
following 10 useful knots in your rope repertoire — you'll be able to handle just ...