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True-Lovers-Knot.jpg
6491 viewsThe true lover's knot is the name for several knots, including the Middleman's knot, Fisherman's knot and Shamrock knot. The most popular version, the Middleman's knot, is actually a bend created by interlacing the loops from opposing overhand knots with the opposite line. This knot is very similar to a two stranded Matthew Walker's knot, the difference being that in Matthew Walker's knot the standing ends and the working ends are on the same sides, and in this knot they are opposed.pydavies
Barrel-Hitch.jpg
4175 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
Blimp-knot.jpg
4000 viewspydavies
One-Sided-Overhand-Bend.jpg
3864 viewsThe Overhand Bend (EDK, One-sided Overhand bend) is a knot used as a simple method of joining two ropes togetherpydavies
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Square Reef Knot3512 viewsUsed to bind a package or bundle. RATKINSON
Square-knot.jpg
2962 viewsThe reef knot or square knot is a common and simple binding knotpydavies
Matthew-Walker-Knot.jpg
2617 viewsA Matthew Walker knot is a decorative knot that is used to keep the end of a rope from fraying. It is tied by unraveling the strands of a twisted rope, knotting the strands together, then laying up the strands together again. It may also be tied using several separate cords, in which case it keeps the cords together in a bundle.pydavies
Carrick-Mat.jpg
2468 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).

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Knife Lanyard Knot502 viewsRATKINSON
midshipmanshitch.jpg
Midshipman's Hitch488 viewsRATKINSON
diamond-knot.jpg
400 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.

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200 viewsScouterRob
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169 viewsSiteAdmin
Shoelace-knot.jpg
125 viewsShoelaces can be tied with almost any type of knot. The most common bow, however, is a variant on two half knots tied one on top of the other. The second half-knot is looped in order to allow for quick untying.

It's important that the two half knots be performed with opposite orientation in order to produce a reliable knot. A right-over-left half knot followed by a left-over-right half knot (or vice versa) forms a square or reef knot, a fairly effective knot for the purpose of tying shoelaces. However, t
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Portugese-Sinnet.jpg
122 viewsCan b eused for shortening a length of rope or used to make a decorative knot for a lanyard like knot.pydavies
portuguesebowline.jpg
Portuguese Bowline121 viewsRATKINSON
Chinese-Button-Knot.jpg
120 viewsDecorative knot that can be used for tying small knots for clothingpydavies
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118 viewsSiteAdmin
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116 viewsSiteAdmin
turksheadknot.jpg
Turks Head Knot116 viewsRATKINSON
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106 viewsScouterRob
Friendship-knot.jpg
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99 viewsSiteAdmin
rollinghitch.jpg
Rolling Hitch98 viewsRATKINSON
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97 viewsPaul Walker
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Bowline On a Bite96 viewsRATKINSON
ashleysstopper.jpg
Ashley's Stopper87 viewsRATKINSON
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86 viewsPaul Walker
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