Simple Simon Bend

Simple Simon Bend

How to Tie the Simple Simon Bend

This is one bend that I really do like, as it is easy to tie and untie. I also find the Simple Simon Bend to be a little bit more secure than a straight forward Sheet Bend. #LetsGetKnotting

Joining Two Ropes with the Simple Simon Bend

Another feature of the Simple Simon Bend is that the knot is a rather low profile, so it could be an excellent way of dragging cable or rope through confined spaces or pipes. Normally when using the Simple Simon Bend, a smaller diameter rope is used to tie the Simple Simon Bend around a larger rope. Perhaps is using a bend to pull another rope or cable through a tight space, I might opt for How to Tie Sheet Bend One Way. This is mainly because the working end of the rope is neatly tucked away. Whereas the Simple Simon Bend the working end it more exposed to catching on something.

How to Tie Simple Simon Bend Video – Less Chat

In this video I just show how to tie the Simple Simon Bend, this is then followed by a slow motion on how to tie the knot

How to Tie the Simple Simon Bend and Variations Video

In this video, I go into more detail of the Simple Simon Bend and include some variations, such as Simple Simon Bend – Simple Simon Bend Over – Simple Simon Bend Under – Double Crossed Simon Bend

Simple Simon Bend Origin

According to Geoffrey Budworth; the Simple Simon Bend is a relatively new knot. It was originally created by a knot tyer Harry Asher, wanted a bend that was a little more secure than the Sheet Bend.


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