The Eskimo Bowline is another way of tying a fixed loop at the end of a rope. The Eskimo Bowline is relatively easy to tie and untie.
Eskimo Bowline Advantages
Some of the advantages of the Eskimo Bowline are that this loop knot is preferred by many if the loop will be stretched wide. It is also said that the Eskimo Bowline is less likely to shake loose. Like with all knots, always make sure that it is dressed and tightened correctly in order to resist coming loose through constant movement.
How to Tie the Eskimo Bowline
The Eskimo Bowline is not too dissimilar to the Bowline. With the Bowline the knot is tied around the standing end, but with the Eskimo Bowline the knot it tied around the loop itself.
How to Tie the Eskimo Bowline Video
In this short video you will learn how to tie the Eskimo Bowline.
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What is the Eskimo Bowline Used For?
Should you require a loop at the end of a rope where the loop will be stretch wide, then the Eskimo Bowline is the preferred loop knot to use. Also the Eskimo Bowline is more resistant to shaking loose than other lesser loop knots