The Hunter’s Bend or the Riggers Bend

Hunter's Bend

How to Tie the Hunter’s Bend

Joining Two Slippery Ropes Together

The Hunter’s Bend is a great little knot to know, should you need to join to slippery ropes together. However, one problem with the Hunter’s bend it that if it has been under heavy loading, it can be extremely difficult to undo. In some cases the actual Hunter’s Bend had to be cut!

Is the Hunters Bend a Hunting Knot?

Sadly not a hunter’s knot, but named after Dr Edward Hunter?? So #LetsGetKnotting –

Hunter’s Bend for Knitting

Not being a knitter myself, but I have heard it said that the Hunter’s bend actually makes a good knot for joining lengths of yarn. As the Hunter’s Bend has the properties of being hard to untie when it has been loaded, makes it a good knot for knitters’

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