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Knots/Loop knots/Bowline on a bight

Bowline on a bight
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Use: This makes a secure loop in the middle of a rope which does not slip.

How to tie:


A bight is the middle part of the rope (not the ends)

  1. In the middle of a rope, form a small loop.
  2. Thread the bight through the loop.
  3. Spread out the bight a little.
  4. Pass this down and around the whole knot.
  5. Continue until it come back to the neck where it started.
  6. Tighten the bight to complete the knot. Tighten carefully so that you don't get a kind of slip knot.