Skip to Content

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

How To Tie the Two Half Hitches Knot

As far as survival tactics go, learning to properly tie a knot is at the very basics of the attributes that constitute a functional person. The skill is so handy, it’s arguably adopted by every boy’s scout training program. It’s remarkable how serious the officials take it, even more, remarkable is how incredibly addictive it …

Read More about How To Tie the Two Half Hitches Knot

How To Tie the Adjustable Hitch Knot

The Adjustable Hitch gives you the flexibility of tightening a rope around anything you’re trying to secure. Using this knot lets you harness a boat to a dock, pull rope lines to a tent with ease, or suspend items overhead quickly. This type of knot utilizes an adjustable loop that allows you to retrieve the …

Read More about How To Tie the Adjustable Hitch Knot

How To Tie a Figure Eight Knot

The Figure Eight Knot is an extremely versatile and useful stopper knot with many applications. These range from boating to angling, climbing, and even jewelry making. However, some of its most common uses are in climbing.  The Figure Eight is similar to the Overhand Knot, but is often preferred because it does not share the …

Read More about How To Tie a Figure Eight Knot

How To Tie a Cleat Hitch Knot

The Cleat Hitch is a knot every mariner ought to know. While it’s got potential utility whenever hitching a rope to a T-post or similar structure, this is, all things considered, a pretty specific—if incredibly useful—nautical configuration: an ideal tie-around for a cleat, whether on a boat or on a dock. There’s not much to …

Read More about How To Tie a Cleat Hitch Knot

How To Tie A Grass Knot

A grass knot is comprised of two overhand knots. It’s a beginner-friendly knot that is commonly used in climbing to join two ends of webbing. Other uses include making a sling, building hammocks, and rescue operations. Given it’s usefulness and versatility, it’s a knot everyone should have in their skill set. It’s also known as …

Read More about How To Tie A Grass Knot

How To Tie The Running Bowline Knot

The Running Bowline knot is popular among boaters, climbers, campers, and arborists. It’s a strong knot and forms a slip-knot with a loop that can be secured around anything and then easily undone when finished, saving the length of rope. While several other types of slip-knots exist, this knot has many advantages, including that it …

Read More about How To Tie The Running Bowline Knot

How to Tie the Trilene Knot

The trilene knot is a multi-purpose fishing knot best known for its strength and reliability. This powerful knot can be used to tie fluorocarbon and monofilament line to hooks, snaps, and swivels. It’s perhaps the most famous fishing knot to connect line to lures. Although it’s not a so-called “100%” knot, the trilene knot does …

Read More about How to Tie the Trilene Knot

How to Tie the Haywire Twist

I don’t personally use the haywire twist for fishing often. But, if you frequently go after very big saltwater fish, including sharks, then it’s certainly a very important fishing knot to know how to tie. The haywire twist is specifically designed for use with wire leaders like those typically used when saltwater fishing for bluefish, …

Read More about How to Tie the Haywire Twist