The Bowline Knot, aka the Boiling Knot, is one of the most used loop knots probably due to it’s simplicity and security. The Bowline forms a secure loop in the end of a piece of rope that won’t slip or bind under strain, and with no load, can be easily untied. This knot has many uses.
To Tie a Bowline Knot:
|Start by making a loop and pass the end up through the loop.|
|Next pass the end around the main line.|
|Then pass the end back down through the loop.|
|Pull the end tight to close the knot. If tied correctly, the loop should not slip or constrict.|