Icicle Hitch How to Tie the Icicle Hitch Using Loop End and Rope End Methods

Icicle Hitch: Well it is that time of year for us here in the UK (COLD), so I give you the Icicle Hitch, Using Loop End and Rope End Methods. The Icicle Hitch is used when the pull is directly … Continue reading

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The Hunter’s Bend or the Riggers Bend

Hunter’s Bend – another knot that works well for joining two slippery ropes together. Sadly not a hunter’s knot, but named after Dr Edward Hunter?? So #LetsGetKnotting –         Social Bookmarking … Continue reading

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West Country Whipping

West Country Whipping – Not only a great way of preventing your rope from faying, but also makes a docorative covering knot for knife handle or hiking sticks. So #LetsGetKnotting         Click on image below to view … Continue reading

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Chain Sennit – Cable Storage – Rope Storage – Decorative Lanyard

Chain Sennit – Cable Storage – Rope Storage – Decorative Lanyard – Best Way to Store Extension Cord – This is a rather nice little sennit to learn, not only decorative, but also great for the storage of rope and … Continue reading

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Heaving Line Noose Knot – Heaving Line Slip Knot – No Jam Heaving Line Knot

Heaving Line Noose Knot: This is a rather clever little way of adding weight to the end of a rope. However, not only weight but also a Noose Knot, and a Slip Knot. If you throw this line and the … Continue reading

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Timber Hitch, Lumberman’s Knot and Countryman’s Knot, with Half Hitch – Killick Hitch

Timber Hitch: Don’t let the name fool you, this little knot has lots of uses. Because of the low profile of the knot, it is great for starting decorative knot work. A superb gripping knot for lifting cylindrical objects or … Continue reading

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Rib Hitching or Vertical Hitching

Rib Hitching or Vertical Hitching – This is another great little covering knot, that will make any staff or knife handle look really smart. So #LetsGetKnotting – –           Click on image below to view Myerchin … Continue reading

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Half Hitching Spiral

Spiral Half Hitching: A beautiful way of covering an object, often seen covering knife handles or needle cases. Spiral Half Hitching can also be used to decorate a fender. So #LetsGetKnotting –     Click on image below to view … Continue reading

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Figure of Eight Coil

Figure of Eight Coil – Tying a Coiled Rope Using a Figure of Eight Finish – Easy Method of Coiling and Storing Rope: Yes, there are many ways of coiling rope for storage and this is just one of them. … Continue reading

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Decorated Hiking Stick Walk Through

Decorated Hiking Stick Walk Through (get it?) Sorry not a knot today, but a walk through on how I decorated a hiking stick made by Cosh Bushcraft. In this video I show the knots used and the transition from one … Continue reading

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Extended Crown and Diamond Knot

Two Strand Extended Crown and Diamond Knot: Another great knot to use to create a decorative lanyard for your knife. So #LetsGetKnotting  –         Click on image below to view Myerchin collection: Social Bookmarking … Continue reading

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Butchers Knot Canadian Jam Knot or Arbor Knot

Butchers Knot or Canadian Jam Knot: Not just for tying up your Sunday roast, but also a nifty little knot to tie up your bed roll. So #LetsGetKnotting – ABoK #183. Butcher’s Knots are required in tying up “boned and … Continue reading

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Two Strand Crown and Diamond Lanyard Knot

Two Strand Crown and Diamond Lanyard Knot: I lovely little knot for the end of say, knife lanyard. So #LetsGetKnotting  –         <h3 data-select-like-a-boss=”1″>Click on image below to view Myerchin collection:</h3> <a href=”http://myerchin.co.uk/product-category/folding-blade/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”><img class=”alignnone” src=”http://myerchin.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/af-group-gt.png” … Continue reading

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Four Strand Round Sennit

Four Strand Round Sennit: This is really one of the quickest ways of braiding four strands into a nice round weave. So #LetsGetKnotting –             Click on image below to view Myerchin collection:   Social … Continue reading

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Coiling of Paracord and Quick Release

Coiling Cord for Storage Tangle Free and Quick Release. This is a nice quick and nifty way of coiling cord for tangle free storage. This method could also be adopted for larger rope by coiling the cord around crossed raised … Continue reading

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Barrel Sling – How to Tie the Barrel Sling – Lifting Open Barrels Upright

Barrel Sling – How to Tie the Barrel Sling – Lifting Open Barrels Upright. Have you ever wondered how to lift a round open container without the contents spilling out? The Barrel Sling may well be the solution. So #LetsGetKnotting … Continue reading

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Bowline, Dutch Bowline, Cowboy Bowline – Bowline How to Tie – Quick Tie Bowline Tutorial

The Bowline – once you have learnt the Bowline you will be able to tie it in a matter of a few seconds. Once having mastered the Bowline you will find many uses for it as you go about your … Continue reading

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Clove Hitch

Clove Hitch – Clove Hitch on a Ring – Clove Hitch on a Bight – Slipped Clove Hitch – How to Tie Stuart E Grainger – A very common and widely used hitch, but not to be trusted where the … Continue reading

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Sailors Whisk

Do your galley or kitchen staff need better equipment? Then why not make them a lovely Sailors Whisk – So #LetsGetKnotting –       Click on image below to view Myerchin collection: Social Bookmarking … Continue reading

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Adjustable Bottle Sling, Adjustable Jug Sling

Adjustable Bottle Sling, Adjustable Jug Sling – Quick Tie Method Keep your hands free when hiking, or you just want to cool your bottle in a stream or sea. In this video I will show you how to tie the … Continue reading

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