Pile Hitch Fast Temporary Mooring to a Post

Pile Hitch

Pile Hitch Fast Temporary Mooring to a Post Can Also be Used as a Rope Barrier (Multi Post Method) 1194. The Pile Hitch (#1815) adapts itself very nicely to the purpose of a Crossing Hitch; it is easily tied and … Continue reading

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Fender Making a Rope Side Fender

Rope Fender Side Fender

Making a Rope Side Fender for a Boat – Easy to Follow Instruction on Making a Side Fender. In this video, I will show you the process of making a rope side fender. The rope I used came from the … Continue reading

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Diamond Knot, Multi Strand Diamond

Diamond Knot Tractor

A rather nice decorative diamond knot that would look good on any lanyard especially on say a Ditty Bag Lanyard, even though it looks a bit like a tractor tyre šŸ˜‰ So, #LetsGetKNotting … Continue reading

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Dropper Loop Fishing Knot or Blood Knot Dropper How to Tie

Dropper Loop Fishing Knot

Dropper Loop Fishing Knot: If there are any experienced fishermen out there, can they tell me why this knot is preferred over say, the Alpine Butterfly Loop? So #LetsGetKnotting   … Continue reading

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Diamond Sennit Knot with 6 strands

Diamond Sennit Knot

Diamond Sennit Knot with 6 strands: Looks a little like the Matthew Walker knot, but has the addition of a nice little crown on top. Really quite an easy decorative knot to tie. So #LetsGetKnotting – … Continue reading

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Twine Size Chart # to Metric to Imperial

Tarred Line

Have you ever wondered what size cordage is when it is prefixed with say #4? Below is a chart that shows the the conversion from Twine Size # to Metric to Imperial: Twine Size Diameter mm Diameter Inches Feet per … Continue reading

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Racking Bend Joining Two Different Diameter Ropes

Racking Bend

Racking Bend Joining Two Different Diameter Ropes How to Tie the Racking Bend Racking Bend – a nice little easy way of joining two ropes of different sizes, also a little more secure than the Sheet Bend. So #LetsGetKnottingĀ  … Continue reading

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Favorite Prusik Knot – Prusik Knot Loop Method – Prusik Knot Rope End Method

Prusik Knot

Prusik Knot – Prusik Knot Loop Method – Prusik Knot Rope End Method šŸ›  The Pusik knot loop method is tied using the Prusik knot in conjunction with the double fisherman’s bend. The Prusik knot rope end method is tied … Continue reading

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Net Making – How to Make a Purse Net

Purse Net

In my last video, it would appear that I made a mess of net making, according to the “Flat Cap Hunting” community. So they kindly sent me a shaped purse net making kit. So in this tutorial, I follow the … Continue reading

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Strength of Knot Chart

OK, I admit it, this is not the most comprehensive chart in the world. I am sure that there are better knot strength charts out there. I thought you might just like an idea of how strong certain Splices or … Continue reading

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Lanyard Knot – Multi Strand Lanyard Knot Jib Shackle or Soft Shackle

Lanyard Knot

Lanyard Knot: A rather elegant knot that is tied into a end of multi-strand rope or cord. Works well in a three strand rope, but in this video I show how I used it to make a Soft Shackle or … Continue reading

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Steampunk Marlin Spike

Marlin Spike SteamPunk

Steampunk Marlin Spike. For those of use who love Marlin Spikes, or those who love some nice Engineering. Take a look at this little beauty: So #LetsGetKnottingĀ  – … Continue reading

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Figure of Eight Bend with Safety Tie Off’s

Here is a quick video on how to tie the Figure of Eight Bend, this also includes the Bend with Double Fisherman’s Bend Safety Tie Off. Perhaps a little cumbersome, but you decide if it is useful to you? So … Continue reading

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Vibration Proof Hitch

Vibration Proof Hitch: a knot that is used for securing a line or rope to a solid object. The formation of this knot is designed to tighten when it is vibrated. So #LetsGetKnotting   Click on image below to view … Continue reading

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Yosemite Bowline or Bowline with Yosemite Tie Off

Yosemite Tie Off Bowline

Yosemite Bowline or Bowline with Yosemite Tie Off – We all know that the Bowline is a nice secure loop for the end of a rope, maybe not as secure as we think. So to make it even more secure, … Continue reading

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Alpine Butterfly Bend

Alpine Butterfly Bend

Alpine Butterfly Bend: This is a great way of joining two ropes of similar size together. It is closely related to the Alpine Butterfly Loop, and is therefore a very secure bend. So #LetsGetKnotting … Continue reading

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Double Alpine Butterfly Loop Quick Tie Version

Double Alpine Butterfly Loop

The Double Alpine Butterfly Loop can be used in the bight of a rope to where more than one loop is beneficial. Equipment can be secured to each individual loop or both loops at once for additional security.     … Continue reading

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Directional Figure 8 Loop Inline Figure 8 Loop Single Bowline on the Bight

Directional (Inline) Figure 8 Loop: Nice nifty, easy to tie, little knot for tying a loop in the bight of a rope. Great little knot for lifting loads in one direction. However, if pulled in the wrong direction, this knot … Continue reading

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

Icicle Hitch

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

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 –         … Continue reading

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