Falconers Knot How to Tie (One-Handed Knot)

Falconers Knot

How to Tie the Falconer’s Knot

The Falconers Knot is used to secure a bird of prey to a perch. Actually when I say secure, the bird does have a fair amount of movement until it gets to the end of its tether. The whole idea of the falconers knot is that it can be tied with one hand, as the bird of prey usually occupies the other hand, making it difficult to use two hands to tie the knot.

Falconer’s Knot

Falconer’s Knot Video Tutorial

You will notice that when you tie this video, you have probably often tied this knot, but with both hands. The Falconer’s Knot is basically a simple slipped noose knot. The falconers knot is a really quick and simple knot to tie. To see how simple just take a look at this short video:

Falconer’s Knot Quick Video Tutorial

For those of you looking for the quick version of the Falconer’s Knot Video, then here is the short version. Not everybody wants to listen to all the chit chat on the Falconer’s Knot, so this video is quick and straight to the point.

How to Tie the Falconer’s Knot Video

The Falconer’s Knot is not so much the actual knot itself, but the way in which it is tied using just one hand.


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  2. I’m wanting to learn how to do the falconers know using only my left hand and non-video. All I’m finding is using the right hand to make the knot. The rescue group I’m with uses the right hand as the perch not the left. I’m right handed so using the left hand and fingers is not as easy. Any help would be appreciated. I like non video instructions because I learn better by reading and doing. Do not always have a phone or computer with me.

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