Bowstring Knot

The Bowstring Knot, also called a Honda Knot is the loop knot commonly used in a lasso. Its round shape, especially when tied in stiff rope, helps it slide freely along the rope it is tied around.

To Tie a Bowstring Knot:

Tie an Overhand Knot.Bowstring Knot Step 1
Bring the end of the rope around and back through the Overhand Knot, then tie an Overhand Knot in the end of the rope to act as a “stopper knot”.Bowstring Knot Step
Dress and set the knot.Bowstring Knot Step 3
You can feed the main line through the loop to form a lasso.Bowstring Knot Step 4