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BALE SLING HITCH
BOA KNOT
TURK
KNOTS
GORDIAN KNOT
DIAMOND KNOT
COMMON WHIPPING
CONSTRICTOR KNOT
ALPINE BUTTERFLY KNOT
BARREL SLING
ALBRIGHT SPECIAL
DOUBLE SHEET BEND
DOUBLE BOWLINE
BOWLINE
BOWLINE ON A BIGHT
DUTCH MARINE BOWLINE
ADJUSTABLE HITCH
ALPINE BUTTERFLY BEND
ANCHOR BEND
ARBOR KNOT
ARTILLERY LOOP
ASHLEY BOOK OF KNOTS
AXLE HITCH
BACHMANN KNOT
BARREL HITCH
BARREL KNOT
BECKET HITCH
BEER KNOT
BENDS
BINDING
BITT
BITTER
BLACKWALL HITCH
BLOOD LOOP KNOT
BLOOD KNOT
CABLE
CARRICK BEND
CARRICK MAT
CATSHANK
CELTIC KNOT
CLIFFORD ASHLEY
CLIMBING
CLOVE HITCH
COIL
CORNED BEEF KNOT
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Bale Sling Hitch

  1. A bale sling hitch is a non-jamming hitch used for raising and lowering objects.
  2. The Bale sling hitch is used to refer to a type of knot where a lark's head is used for hoisting or lowering objects.
  3. Bale Sling Hitch - An effective hitch for slinging or hoisting cases, bales, logs, etc.

Boa Knot

  1. A boa knot is a binding knot primarily used to hold a group of cylindrical objects together, such as a bunch of poles.
  2. The boa knot is a modern, binding knot invented by weaver Peter Collingwood in 1996.
  3. The boa knot is a superior binding knot.
  4. The boa knot was invented by the weaver Peter Collingwood in 1996 and the following steps will show how it is tied.

Turk

  1. Turk's Head knots are popular for decorative as well as practical purposes.

Knots

  1. Knots are categorized by use: boating, outdoors, climbing, fishing and home.
  2. Knots are also used to state the speed of ships, boats, and aircraft.
  3. Knots - The Slippery Hitch The Slippery Hitch is a special knot in that it is used only in situations where you need to release something quickly.
  4. Knots are a hobby of mine.
  5. Knots are a large subject matter.

Gordian Knot

  1. The Gordian Knot is a metaphor for an intractable problem, solved by a bold stroke ("cutting the Gordian knot").
  2. The Gordian Knot is a legend associated with Alexander the Great .

Diamond Knot

  1. Diamond Knot - A knot tied with the unlaid strands of a rope to provide a stopper or a foothold, etc.
  2. Diamond Knot is a waterfront brewpub overlooking Puget Sound, north of Seattle.
  3. The Diamond Knot is a very old knot according to Ashley - first mentioned in 1769 and originally used in jib-boom footropes.

Common Whipping

  1. The common whipping is the simplest type of whipping knot, a series of knots intended to stop a rope from unraveling.
  2. Common Whipping is a quick and simple way of stopping the fraying or unraveling of rope.

Constrictor Knot

  1. The Constrictor knot is a binding knot that can be almost impossible to untie.
  2. A constrictor knot is a harsh binding knot which is very difficult to undo.
  3. A constrictor knot is a strong binding knot, very difficult to undo, and useful for tying the necks of bags.
  4. Constrictor Knot - The best and most secure of all binder knots.
  5. Constrictor Knot: The primitive equivalent to a twist tie.

Alpine Butterfly Knot

  1. The alpine butterfly knot is a good one to know if you are in mountaineering.

Albright Special

  1. Albright special - The Albright Special or Albright knot is a knot (properly, a bend) used in angling.
  2. The Albright special or Albright knot is a knot (properly, a bend) used in angling.
  3. Forget the albright special and capsized reef knot.

Double Sheet Bend

  1. A Double Sheet Bend is used to tie together two lines of the same or different size.
  2. A double sheet bend is a more secure knot and can be tied by adding another wrap around the bight (that is, repeating steps 3 -4).
  3. Double Sheet Bend - The Sheet Bend is never truly safe and secure when one rope is thicker than the other.
  4. The Double Sheet Bend is a handy knot used to secure two lines of different diameters and can be easily untied after being tensioned.
  5. The Double Sheet Bend is a more secure form of the Sheet Bend.

Double Bowline

  1. A double bowline is a type of Knot , more secure loop than a regular Bowline .
  2. A double bowline is a type of knot .
  3. Double Bowline - The Double Bowline is said to have the same strength as a Figure Eight , but it's easier to untie after loaded.
  4. Double Bowline: The middle person on a three-person rope can tie the double bowline to the seat harness.
  5. The Double Bowline is a knot that some climbers use to tie into the rope with.

Bowline

  1. The bowline is commonly used in sailing small craft, for example to fasten a halyard to the head of a sail.
  2. The bowline is used mainly to make a temporary loop at the end of a line.
  3. The bowline is an ancient but simple knot used to form a fixed loop at the end of a rope.

Bowline On A Bight

  1. Bowline on a bight - A double loop knot which is tied in the bight when the two ends are fixed or inaccessible.
  2. The Bowline on a Bight is used to make a a pair of fixed-size loops in a line.
  3. The Bowline on a bight is a knot which makes a pair of fixed - size loops in the middle of a rope.
  4. The bowline on a bight is a mid-line knot used to create a fixed loop.
  5. The bowline on a bight is a secure.

Dutch Marine Bowline

  1. A Dutch marine bowline is named for its supposed use by the Dutch navy.
  2. The Cowboy Bowline is a type of knot, also known as The Dutch Marine Bowline.
  3. How to article - tie a dutch marine bowline.

Adjustable Hitch

  1. An adjustable hitch is a quick solution for towing by a variety of vehicles.

Alpine Butterfly Bend

  1. Alpine butterfly bend - The butterfly bend is a type of knot.

Anchor Bend

  1. The Anchor Bend is a compact alternative version of a Fisherman's bend.
  2. The Anchor Bend is a knot generally used to fasten a line to an anchor.
  3. The Anchor Bend is a knot used for attaching a rope to a ring or similar termination.
  4. The Anchor Bend is a modification of Two half hitches.
  5. The Anchor Bend is also known as the Fisherman's Bend.

Arbor Knot

  1. An Arbor Knot is a quick and easy knot that I use for attaching line to my reel spool.
  2. Arbor Knot : The first knot to know.
  3. The Arbor Knot is used to tie line to a fishing reel.
  4. The Arbor Knot is used to tie new line to the reel.
  5. The Arbor knot is a simple knot to tie yet very useful.

Artillery Loop

  1. The Artillery loop is a knot with a loop on the bight for non - critical purposes.

Ashley Book of Knots

  1. The Ashley Book of Knots is an encyclopedia of knots written in 1944 by Clifford Ashley.
  2. The Ashley Book of Knots is a definitive catalogue of knotting expertise.
  3. The Ashley Book of Knots is an encyclopedia of knots first published in 1944 by Clifford Ashley.
  4. The Ashley Book of Knots is an encyclopedia of knots first published in 2004 by Ashley Earles.
  5. The Ashley Book of Knots is an encyclopedic tome on knots -- It's huge, it's very well organised, it's very useful and a lot of fun.

Axle Hitch

  1. An axle hitch is used when a hitch is needed in a place that is difficult to reach or when additional security is required.
  2. The axle hitch is used to tie a hitch in a hard-to-reach place, or for extra security by having a double hold on an object.

Bachmann Knot

  1. A Bachmann knot is a popular knot for climbers to use.
  2. Bachmann Knot: The Bachmann knot is used for the same purposes as a prusik knot.
  3. The Bachmann Knot is an old knot that has stood the test of time.
  4. The Bachmann knot is a friction hitch requiring the use of carabiner.
  5. The Bachmann knot is used if you need to reset the friction hitch quickly or often.

Barrel Hitch

  1. This barrel hitch employs the use of a ready made strop or sling.
  2. Unlike the barrel hitch, the barrel sling allows an open ended barrel or drum to be hoisted upright.
  3. A barrel hitch is so-named for its original use on barrels and supports an object from both sides and underneath.

Barrel Knot

  1. A barrel knot is most often used in fishing to join monofilament line of the same diameter together.

Becket Hitch

  1. A Becket Hitch is any hitch that is made on an eye, etc.
  2. A Becket Hitch is any hitch that is made on an eye, i.e.
  3. Becket Hitch - Any hitch that is made on an eye, etc.

Beer Knot

  1. A beer knot is a bend used in tubular webbing.
  2. Beer knot: The Beer knot is often used in tubular webbing, usually for making slings.

Bends

  1. Bends are used to join the ends of 2 lengths of rope to form one longer piece.
  2. Bends are used to join the ends of two lengths of rope to form one longer piece.

Binding

  1. Binding is a royal blue with black cloth spine and silver letters.

Bitt

  1. A "bitt" is a metal block with a crosspin used for tying lines to, found on docks.
  2. Bitt - A vertically posted above deck used to secure line.

Bitter

  1. Bitter are essentially a medicine used to aid the digestive process.
  2. This is called the "bitter" or "working" end.

Blackwall Hitch

  1. A Blackwall hitch is used to attach a rope to a hook of equal size.
  2. The blackwall hitch is a simple half hitch over a hook.

Blood Loop Knot

  1. The Dropper loop knot is also known as a Dropper knot or a Blood loop knot.
  2. Tie a conventional blood loop knot in a length of 10-15kg (20-30lbs) nylon and the platted loop in a second piece of line of the same breaking strain.
  3. It can also be used to attach one Blood loop Knot to another Blood Bight Knot, or a Surgeon's Knot.

Blood Knot

  1. A blood knot is a better citation needed knot for rope splicing, but is more difficult to achieve citation needed.
  2. A blood knot is a better knot for rope splicing, but is more difficult to achieve.
  3. Blood Knot - A multiple Overhand Knot tied in the end of a heaving line.
  4. Blood Knot - One of the simplest methods of attaching two lines of similar diameters.
  5. Blood Knot is a play about two brothers, who live in a one-room shack in a crumbling section of Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Cable

  1. Cable - The rope or chain made fast to the anchor.
  2. Cable: A rope or chain made fast to the anchor.

Carrick Bend

  1. A Carrick Bend is a secure way of joining two lines of equal size, but is extremely difficult to undo after heavy stress has been applied to the joined line.
  2. Carrick Bend - A knot used to tie two lines together.
  3. Carrick Bend - An excellent knot, probably the nearest to the perfect bend.
  4. Carrick bend is a newer and more secure bend useful for joining slipperly synthetic ropes, but I can never remember how to tie it.
  5. The Carrick Bend is a rather complicated knot that sailors use.

Carrick Mat

  1. Carrick mat - The Carrick mat is a knot.
  2. The Carrick mat is a knot .
  3. The Carrick mat is an easy knot to tie.
  4. The carrick mat is one of the easiest to master of the Turks head knots.

Catshank

  1. Catshank - The catshank is a variant of the sheepshank, clinched by two overhand knots with the bights passed through the twists.
  2. The catshank is a variant of the sheepshank , clinched by two overhand knots with the bights passed through the twists.
  3. The catshank is a variant of the sheepshank, clinched by two overhand knot s with the bights passed through the twists.

Celtic Knot

  1. A Celtic knot is a great example of Irish tradition meeting fashion.
  2. A Celtic knot is a great example of tradition meeting fashion.
  3. Celtic Knot is a never ending knot symbolizing the never ending cycle of life and no end and no beginning - an eternal journey.
  4. Celtic Knot was a featured act at the Celtic Village, a part of Appleton's family-oriented 2001 "New Year's Eve Around the Park" celebration.
  5. The "Celtic Knot" is a stylized graphical representation of knots and braids used for decoration.

Clifford Ashley

  1. Clifford Ashley presents an encyclopedic array of knots in this book.
  2. Clifford Ashley, a sailor with an eye for a vanishing art, collected knots all his life and eventually wrote this, the ultimate book of knots.
  3. Find Books by Clifford Ashley - www.alibris.com Buy used, new, rare and out - of - print books by clifford ashley.

Climbing

  1. Climbing is a simple process.
  2. Climbing is an obsession that runs deep and red in the veins.
  3. Climbing is the act of going up a mountain, hill, any steep terrain, or artificial wall.
  4. Climbing is the activity of using one's hands or feet to ascend a steep object.

Clove Hitch

  1. A Clove Hitch is used to attach a line to a pole.
  2. A clove hitch is a simple knot sailors use for tying up to a mooring or for securing fenders to a rail or stanchions.
  3. A clove hitch is a simple knot to tie and can be used in camping, boating and climbing.
  4. CLOVE HITCH - A knot for temporarily fastening a line to a spar or piling.
  5. Clove Hitch - The clove hitch is good for tying lines around solid objects like a post, mast, etc.

Coil

  1. A coil is a quantity of rope laid up in that manner.
  2. COIL - To lay a line down in circular turns.
  3. Coil - To lay a rope down in circular turns.

Corned Beef Knot

  1. The Corned Beef Knot is a binding knot usually used in smaller line.
  2. The corned beef knot is a binding knot usually used on smaller line.

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