Essentials of Knot Tying

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    1. The Essentials of Ropes and Knots
    A lesson with Bruce Wade
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    Before you start tying bowlines, figure eights, and monkey’s fists, learn about several common rope materials and knot types in this introductory lesson.

    Before you start tying bowlines, figure eights, and monkey’s fists, learn about several common rope materials and knot types in this introductory lesson.

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    2. How to Tie 6 Loop Knots
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    In need of a safe and secure loop? This lesson shows you how to tie several loop knot variations, from bowlines to sporting and rock climbing loops.

    In need of a safe and secure loop? This lesson shows you how to tie several loop knot variations, from bowlines to sporting and rock climbing loops.

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    3. How to Tie 2 End Knots
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    End knots are indispensable for securing rope used in blocks and pulleys. This lesson shows you how to tie the figure eight and the threefold overhand.

    End knots are indispensable for securing rope used in blocks and pulleys. This lesson shows you how to tie the figure eight and the threefold overhand.

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    4. How to Tie 3 Joining Knots
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    Branch out from the granny knot! This lesson shows you how to tie three super-effective joining knots: the reef knot, the sheet bend, and the carrick bend.

    Branch out from the granny knot! This lesson shows you how to tie three super-effective joining knots: the reef knot, the sheet bend, and the carrick bend.

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    5. How to Tie 2 Throwing Knots
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    Untied rope is not meant to be airborne. In this lesson, learn two of the most common knots used for throwing: the monkey’s fist and the heaving line.

    Untied rope is not meant to be airborne. In this lesson, learn two of the most common knots used for throwing: the monkey’s fist and the heaving line.

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21 Comments
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Chris R
2:00 PM 04 May 2019
Noted by others: changing orientation of camera so it’s from your POV would be helpful
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Marti V
Thank you, nice presentation.
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natalie g
thanks for the great info. I will now know 6 different loop knots
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Mary S
Very concise instruction. Thank you
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Brenda L
You made learning to tie knots interesting and fun. Thank you very much!!
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