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THIEF KNOT
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  1. Thief Knot - A variation of the Reef Knot in which the ends are on opposite sides.
  2. The Thief Knot was used by sailors to tie their bags.

Thief Knot

  1. It is said that sailors would secure their belongings in a ditty bag using the thief knot, often with the ends hidden.
  2. Note that the ends of the Thief Knot come off opposite sides of the knot.
  3. However, the Thief knot has no strength whatsoever, and will slip under tension.
  4. The Thief knot resembles the Reef knot at a casual glance.
  5. This is a variation of the thief knot, except this one?s a little bit stronger.

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  1. Sports > Water Sports > Sailing > Knots
  2. Glossaries > Glossary of Knots /
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