How to Tie the Constrictor Knot
How to Tie the Constrictor Knot Using the Working End and the Folded Method. This knot is more a tool than merely a knot, the constrictor knot has perhaps more uses than any other single knot and should rank highly on your list of knots to know or learn. Amongst its uses are; the temporary whipping of the end of a rope, or at the join of a splice; a grip around a bundle of lines; a clamp to hold an object whilst this is being glued and for general use as a third hand to hold something.
How to Tie the Constrictor Knot Video
This is the longer video, with a bit of chit chat as I demonstrate how to tie the Constrictor Knot. If you prefer to have less chat, then check out the Videos Below.
How to Tie the Constrictor Knot Line End Method
In this video you will learn how to tie the Constrictor Knot using the Line End Method. This video is just how to tie the knot and less chat. It also shows the Constrictor Knot being tied in slow motion.
How to Tie the Constrictor Knot Mid Line Method
In this video you will learn How to Tie the Constrictor Knot Mid Line Method or Folded Method, I demonstrate just the tying of the knot with less chat. Towards the end of the video, you will be able to watch How to Tie the Constrictor Knot Mid Line Method in slow motion.
What is the Constrictor Knot Used For?
The Constrictor Knot is an Excellent binding knot. If you need to hold something really tight, without coming undone, then the Constrictor Knot will do this job well. Also the Constrictor Knot is often used in decorative knot work, as it hold the work tight and the knot is of a low profile and easily covered with more decorative knot work.