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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

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 …

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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, …

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How to Tie the Highwayman’s Hitch

Perhaps my favorite hitch for quick tasks, the highwayman’s hitch is a quick-release knot that is as fun to release as it is to tie. Not only that, but tying the hitch is remarkably easy for how complex the finished knot looks. It takes just three bights to create the sturdy finished product. The highwayman’s …

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How to Tie the Carrick Bend

The Carrick bend is an extremely popular maritime knot that goes by many different names. Although Carrick bend is the most common, you’ll sometimes hear this knot referred to as the “Josephine Knot” or “Sailor’s Breastplate.” The Carrick bend is most commonly used for joining two lengths of heavy rope (of differing or similar sizes) …

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How to Tie the Fisherman’s Knot

As its name implies, the fisherman’s knot is ideal for fishing. Anglers use it primarily to attach two separate lengths of fishing line together. You can use it with two lines of similar or differing diameter. Although the fisherman’s knot can be used with strands of almost any diameter, including rope, it’s most effective on …

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How To Tie The Double Overhand Knot

The Double Overhand Knot is an extension of the regular Overhand Knot, made with one additional pass. The result is slightly larger and more difficult to untie. It is sometimes used as a stopper knot. It is more often used to tie loose ends off around the main strand of rope. The double knot, also known as the …

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