How to Tie the Figure of Eight Bend
The great thing about the Figure of Eight Bend is that it is very easy to tie. Once you have learnt how to tie a Figure of Eight Knot, then creating a Figure of Eight Bend is just a matter of following the path of the original knot with a second piece of rope. The Figure of Eight Bend is also easy to untie even when rope has been heavily loaded.
Figure of Eight Bend also Known as the Flemish Bend
The Figure of Eight Bend is known as a secure knot, but by adding two safety tie off’s, this then becomes a very secure bend in a rope under tension or slack.
How to Tie the Figure of Eight Bend Video
Here is a quick video on how to tie the Figure of Eight Bend, this also includes the Bend with Double Fisherman’s Bend Safety Tie Off. Perhaps a little cumbersome, but you decide if it is useful to you? So #LetsGetKnotting –
Double Fisherman’s Bend
The Double Fisherman’s Bend is often used to add additional security to a knot. I have a video here dedicated on just How to Tie the Fisherman’s Bend.