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

Yosemite Bowline

This is an alternative method of finishing off the Bowline to give a more compact and secure tying-on knot. In some countries climbing organisations insist that it is the only safe and recomeded way to finish off the bowline knot. This turn of the working end adds a significant measure of safety to the Bowline in times where the …

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World’s Fair Knot

The Worlds Fair Knot is an easy-to-tie terminal tackle knot for connecting line to swivel or lure. To Tie a World’s Fair Knot: Double a 6 inch length of line and pass the loop through the eye. Bring the loop back next to the doubled line and grasp the doubled line through the loop. Put …

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Wedge Knot

The Wedge Knot is a general purpose connection used in joining fishing line to a leader with a loop. To Tie a Wedge Knot: Tie a knot in the end of the fly line. Pass the fly line and knot through the leader loop and back around to form a simple knot. Pull both ends …

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Water Knot

A Water Knot (also called a Tape Knot, Ring Bend, Grass Knot, or Overhand Follow-Through) is a knot frequently used in climbing for joining two ends of webbing together, for instance when making a sling. To Tie a Water Knot: Tie a normal overhand knot, leaving at least a 6 inch tail. Make sure the webbing …

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Wagoner’s Hitch

The Wagoner’s Hitch is a leveraged hitch very similar to the Trucker’s Hitch. It needs tension on it to stay secure, and it comes undone with just a shake. To Tie a Wagoner’s Hitch: Make a crossing turn, then grab a bight in the running end just below it. Pull the bight of the running end …

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Versatackle Knot

A versatackle is a way of simulating a block and tackle without actual pulleys or deadeyes. It consists of two loops with the rope passed back and forth between them. It is functionally similar to the Truckers Hitch, however, unlike the Truckers Hitch, the versatackle is self-locking under tension. To Tie a Versatackle Knot: Make a loop …

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Utility Loop

A Utility Loop is a quick, simple way to accomplish two very useful goals. One, to create a loop anywhere in the middle of a long rope. Two, to remove excess slack from the middle of a rope by making it shorter. What makes the Utility Loop particularly handy is the fact that you can …

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Uni-Knot

The Uni-Knot is used to attach a rope to a cleat. A Uni-Knot is unlikely to loosen up but can be undone quickly if you need them to. This knot is most frequently used to secure a boat to a dock. It is also used for fastening halyards, dinghy bow lines, out hauls and down …

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Two Half Hitches

This is a reliable and useful knot for attaching a rope to a poll, post, ring, etc. It is exactly what it’s name implies. One half hitch and then another tied on top of the first providing considerably more security than a single half hitch. Two half hitches form a loop that closes and tightens …

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