Fireman’s Chair Knot

A Fireman’s Chair Knot, also known as the Handcuff Knot is an inline knot with two adjustable loops in opposing directions.

To Tie a Fireman’s Chair Knot:

Make a half hitch. Right under left. Loop away from you.Fireman's Chair Knot Step 1
Make a second hitch. Again, right under left.Fireman's Chair Knot Step 2
Bring right hitch on front of left hitch.Fireman's Chair Knot Step 3
Pull loop through like shown.Fireman's Chair Knot Step 4
Pull each loop outwards.Fireman's Chair Knot Step 5
Pull each loop until loop is large enough to fit a person. Make sure the center knot tightens as you do this.Fireman's Chair Knot Step 6
Make a half hitch. Right under left, exactly like the start.Fireman's Chair Knot Step 7
Put loop through half hitch.Fireman's Chair Knot Step 8
Bring half hitch up to center knot and tighten.Fireman's Chair Knot Step 9
Make another half hitch but this time on the right side. Again, right under left.Fireman's Chair Knot Step 10
Put loop through half hitch.Fireman's Chair Knot Step 11
Bring half hitch up to center of the knot and tighten.Fireman's Chair Knot Step 12
Your finished knot.Fireman's Chair Knot Step 13
Fireman's Chair Knot