knots

Looking for a specific knot? Here is our complete list of Survival Knots:

Adjustable Bend English Knot Perfection Loop
Adjustable Hitch Englishman’s Bend Pile Hitch
Adjustable Grip Hitch Eskimo Bowline Pipe Lanyard Knot
Albright Knot Falconer’s Knot Rapala Knot
Albright Special Farmer’s Loop Reef Knot
Alpine Butterfly Loop Figure Eight Knot Reeving Line Bend
Alpine Coil Figure Eight Loop Ring Bend
Anchor Bend Fireman’s Chair Knot Ring Hitch
Angler’s Knot Fireman’s Hitch Rolling Hitch
Angler’s Loop Fisherman’s Bend Round Turn and Two Half Hitches
Arbor Knot Fisherman’s Knot Running Bowline
Ashley’s Bend Flemish Knot Sack Knot
Ashley’s Stopper Knot Franciscan Monks’ Knot Sailor’s Knot
Australian Braid French Prusik Salmon Egg Loop
Australian Plait Gallows Knot Savoy Knot
Axle Hitch Girth Hitch Scaffold Knot
Bag Knot Granny Knot Sheepshank
Barrel Hitch Grass Knot Sheet Bend
Barrel Knot Gray’s Loop Simple Hitch
Barrel Sling Half Hitch Simple Noose
Bimini Twist Halibut Knot Single Hitch
Birmingham Bowline Hangman’s Knot Single Strand Diamond Knot
Blimp Knot Hangman’s Noose Slipped Half Hitch
Blood Knot Harness Knot Snake Knot
Boatswain’s Whistle Knot Heaving Line Knot Snaked Whipping
Boiling Knot Highwayman’s Hitch Snell Knot
Boom Hitch Homer Rhode Loop Spider Hitch
Bosun’s Whistle Knot Honda Knot Square Knot
Bowline Icicle Hitch Strait Bend
Bowline on a Bight Jansik Special Strangle Knot
Bowstring Knot Jar Knot Swivel Knot
Buffer Loop Josephine Knot Surgeon’s Knot
Buntline Hitch Jug Sling Knot Tack Knot
Camel Hitch King Sling Knot Tape Knot
Carrick Bend Klemheist Knot Tautline Hitch
Cairnton Knot Knife Lanyard Knot Thief Knot
Cat’s Paw Lark’s Head Three Part Crown Knot
Cinch Knot Ligature Knot Thumb Knot
Cleat Hitch Loop Knot Toggled Bend
Clinch Knot Lorry Knot Transom Knot
Clove Hitch Lover’s Knot Trilene Knot
Coiling Machard Knot Triple Bowline
Common Wipping Magner’s Hitch Triple Crown Knot
Constrictor Hitch Magnus Hitch Triple Figure Eight
Cow Hitch Manrope Knot Triple Palomor Knot
Crawford Knot Marline Hitch Truckers Hitch
Double Bowline Marlingspike Lanyard Knot True Lover’s Knot
Double Clinch Knot Midshipmans Hitch Turle Knot
Double Fisherman’s Knot Miller’s Knot Two Half Hitches
Double Grinner Knot Monkey’s Fist Two Strand Diamond Knot
Double Knot Mooring Hitch Uni-Knot
Double Lineman’s Loop Multifold Overhand Knot Utility Loop
Double Marline Hitch Nail Knot Versatackle Knot
Double Overhand Knot Noose Wagoner’s Hitch
Double Sheet Bend Off-Shore Swivel Knot Water Knot
Double Surgeon’s Knot Overhand Follow-Through Waterman’s Knot
Double Surgeon’s Loop Overhand Knot Wedge Knot
Double Wall and Crown Oysterman’s Stopper Knot Woods Knot
Double Uni Knot Palm-And-Needle Whipping World’s Fair Knot
Dropper Loop Palomar Knot Yosemite Bowline
Egg Loop Pedigree Cow Hitch Zeppelin Bend

Snake Knot

How to Tie a Snake Knot Step 1: Find the center of the line and fold it in half.   Step 2: Form a loop on the right side, near the centerfold with the working line on top.  Step 3: Feed the working line on the left through the loop from behind. Step 4: Run the …

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Taut-Line Hitch

How to Tie a Taut-Line Hitch Step 1: The taut-line has to go around a standing object, with one standing line under tension, and the working end which ties the knot. Step 2: Circle the working end around the standing line twice.  Step 3: Thread the working end back above the two loops and beneath …

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Half Hitch

How to Tie a Half Hitch Step 1: Loop working end of the rope around the support: such as a hook, tree, or rope.  Step 2: Run the working end back over itself.  Step 3: Thread the working end under, and through the loop created in step 2.   Step 4: Pull to tighten. You can …

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Double Uni-Knot

How to Tie a Double Uni Step 1: Set two lines end to end, overlapping for several inches.  Step 2: With the first line, make a loop, circling the working end over and around the second line. Step 3: Wrap the working end around both lines 4 to 6 times.    Step 4: Pull the tag …

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Canadian Jam Knot

How to Tie a Canadian Jam Knot Step 1: Create either a cinch or slip stopper knot at the end of the line, with several inches of a tail at the end. Step 2: Feed the line around a tree, post, or gear, with the stopper knot running beneath and in front of the line.  …

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Dropper Loop

How to Tie a Dropper Loop Step 1: Form a loop anywhere in a line.  Step 2: Round the loop on the standing line 4 to 5 times, keeping the initial loop open and centered. Step 3:  Pass the working loop through the opening in the center of the rounds.  Step 4: Tug the standing …

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Bowline Knot

How to Tie a Bowline Knot Step 1: Form a loop with the working end of the rope on top. Step 2: Thread the working end back through the loop and beneath the main rope. Step 3: Loop the working end around the main rope and back through the loop a second time. Step 4: …

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Bimini Twist

How to Tie a Bimini Twist Step 1: Form a loop in the line.  Step 2: Make 20-25 twists with the loop. Step 3: Set the loop around a fixed object.    Step 4: Hold the standing line and pull the working end down and away to compress the twists together. Step 5: Lessen tension in …

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