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