How to Tie the Double Dragon Loop
The Double Dragon Loop is not listed in Ashley’s Book of Knots, it would appear to be a distant relative to the Perfection Loop or Anglers Loop ABoK 1017. The Double Dragon Loop is an excellent end of rope loop and it is considered to work as well if not better than other end of line loops. On this page you will find 3 Double Dragon Loop knot video tutorials. The first video is the longer older style version. The second video demonstrates how to tie the Double Dragon Loop Knot, if you just want to add a good secure loop knot at the end of a line. The last video, is how to tie the Double Dragon Loop knot around an object, so the choice of which one to watch will depend on your personal requirements.
What is the Double Dragon Loop Knot used for?
The Double Dragon Loop works well in very slippery ropes such as Dyneema. Another advantage of the Double Dragon Loop is that it is less prone to shake free compared to a standard Bowline. Also the Double Dragon can be loaded heavily, yet the knot can easily be untied afterwards. Maybe the Double Dragon would be a good alternative to the Bowline.
This is a relatively easy knot to tie and after a couple of goes should remain easily remembered.
How to Tie the Double Dragon Loop Video
In this Double Dragon Video Tutorial, you will learn two ways fo tying the knot. The Double Dragon Loop is tied differently if it is tied just as a loop or tied around an object. I would say that maybe, it is better to learn the second method of tying, as that will save you having to remember both ways of tying the Double Dragon Loop.
Double Dragon Loop (not around an object) Short Video
In this video you will learn how to tie the Double Dragon Loop knot. A short and sweet video on just how to tie the knot. This video does not demonstrate how to tie this know around an object, the next video will show you that.
How to Tie the Double Dragon Loop Around an Object
In this video, you will learn how to tie the Double Dragon Loop knot around and object. Perhaps just learning how to tie it this way, you do not need to learn the method as shown in the video above?