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Man Harness Knot31 viewsRATKINSON
Ladderlashing Knot34 viewsSTART: The ladder lashing is started by using a clove hitch stopped with two half hitches to secure a rope to the top end of each rail.
STEP 1: Lay an overhand loop over each side rail so that the running end of each loop is to the outside.
STEP 2: Place a rung across the rails so that the standing part of each overhand loop is over the end of the rung and the running part of each overhand loop is under the rung.
STEP 3: Pull the running part side of each overhand loop behind and to the outside of each rail.
STEP 4: Then pull the loop over the end of the rung.
Ladderlashing Knot36 viewsLadder lashing allows for a quick and secure method for constructing a ladder or for constructing a decking with evenly space decking pieces. This form of lashing has several advantages over the traditional floor lashing. Less material is required because unlike floor lashing a space can be left between each piece of the decking. Also, each rung is securely lashed in place by several loops of rope in much the same way as a square lashing; with the traditional floor lashing only a single loop of the rope holds each end of the decking in place, therefore if one piece loosens, the entire deck loosens. The ladder lashing has two forms; left and right, each is a mirror image of the other. RATKINSON
Knife Lanyard Knot503 viewsRATKINSON
Hunter's Bend28 viewsRATKINSON
86 viewsUse this knot to tie off your stuff sacks and you will always be able to get at your gear quickly. To untie, just pull hard on the free end of the rope and the knot will fall open.

This is also not a strong knotfor climbing or other sports/extreme activities
Hangman's Knot38 viewsThis knot needs no definition. It is made with eight or nine turns and not thirteen as is often superstitiously suggested. Apart from its obvious function, it is a useful knot for the end of a lanyard.RATKINSON
Hangman's Knot32 viewsThis knot needs no definition. It is made with eight or nine turns and not thirteen as is often superstitiously suggested. Apart from its obvious function, it is a useful knot for the end of a lanyard.RATKINSON
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Fisherman's Knot19 viewsRATKINSON
Anchor Bend - or - Fisherman's Bend21 viewsRATKINSON
Figure 8 Knot23 viewsRATKINSON
Double Sheet Bend20 viewsRATKINSON
444 viewsThe diamond knot (or knife lanyard knot) is used as a decoration and joining knot in a cord with a loop such as a Whistle lanyard. This knot is well known to Scout Leaders who have taken a woodbadge course as it is traditionally tied in the beaded thong given to acknowledge the training received.

81 viewsThe cow hitch is often used to connect loop-ended lanyards to handheld electronic equipment, since it can be tied without access to the ends of the fastening loop.

The pile hitch is a kind of hitch, which is a knot used for attaching rope to a pole or other structure
Constrictor Knot21 viewsRATKINSON
Clove Hitch22 viewsUsed to start a lashing, or otherwise loosely attach a rope to a pole.
Cleat Hitch24 viewsRATKINSON
133 viewsDecorative knot that can be used for tying small knots for clothingpydavies
Carrick Bend20 viewsRATKINSON
2476 viewsThe Carrick mat is a knot. When woven flat it can be used as a mat or pad - as a hot pad, e.g. The same knot tied the same way, but allowed to form a cylinder around the central opening instead of laying flat, can be used to make a woggle. The carrick mat is one of the easiest to master of the Turks head knots (3 lead x 4 bight).

Buntline Hitch20 viewsRATKINSON
78 viewsIn fishing, a bumper knot (also known as a bait loop or egg loop) can be used to secure soft or loose bait to a hook.

Bowline On a Bite96 viewsRATKINSON
Bowline85 viewsUsed to make a non-slipping loopRATKINSON
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4188 viewsThe Barrel Hitch or "Barrel Sling", named for its use in hoisting cargo aboard ships, is a simple yet effective way to suspend an object while keeping it vertical. It works by forming a "sling" around the object, which supports it from either side and underneathpydavies
Ashley's Stopper88 viewsRATKINSON
Ashley's Bend40 viewsA superb bend invented by C.W. Ashley. It is easy to tie, very reliable, one of the strongest bends and very easy to untie. The only minus is, that it is a bit bulky, but the appearance is still quite attractive. To tie: Follow the first diagram to create two interlocked loops. Then pass the ends of the ropes down the center part of the knot. Pull on the ropes to set the knot. RATKINSON
Angler's Loop34 viewsRATKINSON
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