View Full Version : How To Tie a Knot

Monday, January 16th, 2006, 07:06 AM
Wonder why your nooses always loosen?

Instruction Pages

http://www.realknots.com/p/lk/stoppers.gif (http://www.realknots.com/knots/stoppers.htm) Stoppers (http://www.realknots.com/knots/stoppers.htm)Terminal Knots
Overhand-knot, (Flemish)eight and more

http://www.realknots.com/p/lk/bends.gif (http://www.realknots.com/knots/bends.htm)bends (http://www.realknots.com/knots/bends.htm)To bend two lines together.
Reef-Knot, Sheet-Bend, Carrick-Bend, True-Lover's, and more

http://www.realknots.com/p/lk/hitches.gif (http://www.realknots.com/knots/hitches.htm)Hitches (http://www.realknots.com/knots/hitches.htm)To tie on an object.
Timber Hitch, Constrictor, The Eight, and more..

http://www.realknots.com/p/lk/sloops.gif (http://www.realknots.com/knots/sloops.htm) Single Loops (http://www.realknots.com/knots/sloops.htm)
Bowline, Bowstring, and more...
http://www.realknots.com/p/lk/noose.gif (http://www.realknots.com/knots/noose.htm) The Noose (http://www.realknots.com/knots/noose.htm)
The running bowline, hangman, and more..
http://www.realknots.com/p/lk/faq.gif (http://www.realknots.com/knots/faqknot.htm) Frequently Asked Knots. (http://www.realknots.com/knots/faqknot.htm)
The monkey fist, Dolly (trucker-hitch).

http://www.realknots.com/p/lk/brfld.gif (http://www.realknots.com/knots/breastpl.htm) Breast plates. (http://www.realknots.com/knots/breastpl.htm)
Some Fancy workhttp://www.realknots.com/knots/index.htm

Monday, January 16th, 2006, 07:12 AM
Yet again, some very useful information Zyklop! Learning how to try a proper knot, and knowing how to tie a multitude of knots with specific functions, should be knowledge that everyone learns... in sticky situations, tying a good, sturdy knot is really quite helpful. Thank you for sharing this!

Monday, January 16th, 2006, 01:15 PM
Its time to refresh my scouting skills...

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2008, 09:16 PM
1: Overhand Knot
2: Figure-eight Know
3: Reef (Square) Knot
4: Sheet (Becket) Bend
5: Carrick Bend
6: Bowline
7: Clove Hitch
8: Timber Hitch
9: Taut-line Hitch
10: Sheepshank

Friday, September 5th, 2008, 01:57 AM
6: Bowline

A favorite knot of mine..a fellow called Loadpipe taught me this saying..( yeah, he gets the honour )

A mnemonic used to teach the tying of the bowline is to imagine the end of the rope as a rabbit, and where the knot will begin on the standing part, a tree trunk. First a loop is made near the end of the rope, which will act as the rabbit's hole. Then the "rabbit" comes up the hole, around and under the tree, and then back down the hole. When this configuration is tightened, a bowline has been tied.