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Strait Bend

The Strait Bend offers ultimate security, perfect right-angle lead of ends, and ease of untying not to mention superior strength.

To Tie a Strait Bend:

Make a clockwise loop, end behind the standing part. Hold in your let hand. Drop the other end into this loop.Strait Bend 1
Make a counterclockwise loop with the 2nd end, also end behind the standing part. The 2 interlinked loops form an elliptical eye between them.Strait Bend 2
Pass both ends into this eye, away from you.Strait Bend 3
Draw up by holding the knot with 1 hand and pulling in succession on each end and each standing part.Strait Bend 4