The double fishermen's knot, as demonstrated in this how-to video, is a safe knot to secure to separate lengths of rope together, forming high-strength loops of cord. This makes it useful in rock-climbing and in search and rescue, especially as a backup for other knots. Check ...more
Double Fisherman's Knot
Watch this boating instructional video to learn how to tie the double fisherman's knot. The double fisherman's knot securely ties two ropes together or can be used to tie the ends of rope or cord together to form the loops. Another use for this knot is to make another baoting ...more
Really nothing more then a slightly more complex single fishermans knot. I know of no research stating that one knot is stronger then the other. You are more likely to use this when hooking two climbing ropes together to rappell. You would also use this for joining cordalette ...more
Learn how to tie the Double Fisherman's Bend Knot for climbing. The animated knot tying tutorial is the best you'll find. With this knot tying how to, you can tie the Double Fisherman's Bend Knot fast or slow, or pause it at every step along the way. Learn to tie knots for you ...more
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a double overhand loop knot. The double overhand loop knot is a very quick yet strong knot. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about making it. For an easy-to-follow, step-by-s ...more
One of the best fisherman's knots you could employ on monofilament nylon fishing line is the Trilene knot. It's a favorite knot in every fisher's bag of tricks, and it should be in your arsenal, too! Watch and learn as Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV shows you how to tie a Trilene ...more
Every fisherman has dealt with having to tie their own fishing knots, and when you come into a situation where you have two similar fishing lines with different rated strengths. Tying this fishing line together is simple and can be done with the Double Uni knot, sometimes call ...more
Sheet Bend Knot: Learn knot tying. Other titles for the sheet bend knot include, The Bend, Simple Bend, Ordinary Bend and Common Bend. The sheet bend knot is a quick way of jointing two ropes. The Double Sheet Bend on the right, is no stronger than the single, but is more sec ...more
Half-hitches are great knots, but only when use in combination with other knots. By itself, a half-hitch is unsafe and unreliable, but when joined with other knots, can be quite the opposite. Tying two half hitch knots together is great for attaching a rope or line to any obje ...more
What's the easiest way to adjoin two fishing lines? The blood knot. And no, you're not going to cut yourself, that's not why it's called the "blood" knot. It's also referred to as the Barrel knot, and is usually used for monofilament nylon lines. Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV wil ...more
The Albright knot is also referred to as the Albright special, and although commonly called a knot, it's more accurately a bend. It's a strong fisherman's knot which binds two fishing lines together, both of different diameters. If you want to learn how to tie it, let Wade Bou ...more
Know your knots! Learn to tie a sliding Snell fisherman's knot with this free video guide. When tying the sliding snell fishing knot, it's like tying the common snell, but you'll be adding an extra line. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about mak ...more
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a perfection loop fisherman's knot. To tie a perfection loop fishing knot, you're basically going to put an overhand knot into your fishing line. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how t ...more
Know your knots! Learn how to tie a twisted dropper loop knot with this free video tutorial. The twisted dropper loop is great for fishing line and requires about 10 twists to get the right feel. For an easy-to-follow, step-by-step overview of how to tie this useful fisherman' ...more
The improved clinch knot… why is it improved? Well, the improved version of this popular fisherman's knot includes an extra tuck under the final turn. If you want to learn how to tie the improved clinch knot, just watch this video with Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV. The improved ...more
No, the Arbor knot isn't named after Ann Arbor, Michigan or Arbor, California. The word "Arbor" refers to the central post of a fishing reel to which the fishing line is attached. It's a typical fisherman's knot, and Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV is going to show you how to tie i ...more
No, this isn't called the "snail" knot. It's the "snell" knot, and is the perfect knot for attaching an eyed fishing hook to fishing line. The snell knot is a favorite among fishermen, and is the perfect hitch knot to learn. Wade Bourne of MyOutdoorTV will show you exactly how ...more
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a twisted leader knot. When tying a twisted leader fishing knot, you'll probably use a small amount of filament and attach it to a larger braided fishing line. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, ...more
Here's some video instructions on how to tie a Plaited double. The Plaited Double knot is very strong loop splice. It retains around 95 percent of the lines breaking strength so it is well worth to learn this knot. The only down side is that it is a little complicated but when ...more
This knot is common in the climbing world. We use it to secure two ropes together. Often used to form a loop on a prussik (cordalette) to construct an anchor. Can also be used to connect two ropes to rappel. This knot has many applications in the real world not just climbing.
Learn how to tie the Double Surgeon's Knot for fishing. This animated knot tying tutorial is the best you'll find. With this knot tying how to, you can tie the Double Surgeon's Knot fast or slow, or pause it at every step along the way. Learn to tie knots for your next fishing ...more
In this Disaster Preparation video tutorial you will learn how to tie a double bowline knot step by step. Robert Segundo, knot tying expert, presents this video. This knot is stronger than the regular bowline knot. When you put a knot on a rope, its strength reduces. This knot ...more
Learn how to tie a Double Blood Knot. The Double Blood Knot is used to join two similar size lines. The double blood knot maintains a high portion of the line's inherent strength and it is quick and easy to tie. In fly fishing it is often used when joining sections of leader t ...more
This shows how to tie a Double Uni Knot. The Double Uni Knot is used to join lines of similar of different diameters. It is based on the same system as a normal "single" uni knot. So if you learn the system you will be able to join lines or attach the line to end tackle with t ...more
The Double Bowline has the same strength as a figure eight knot but is simpler to tie. As the rope wraps around twice, the double bowline knot is more secure than a regular bowline knot. Watch this video knot-tying tutorial and learn how to tie a double bowline knot.
The Double Bowline has the same strength as a figure eight knot but is simpler to tie. This variation of the double bowline knot differs from the original in that the end of the rope doubles back to go the same direction as the length, instead of hanging down into the loop. Wa ...more
A Fisherman's Bend is used to attach a line to a pole. It is sometimes called an anchor knot because it is also used to secure the rode to an anchor. Tie an anchor bend or fisherman's bend knot. Click through to watch this video on sailingcourse.com
Tying a tie is a very useful skill, in this video, we are shown how to tie a Double Windsor knot, a very popular knot due to its symmetry. After placing the tie around your neck, if you are a right-handed person, make the thicker side the longer side on your right and pass thi ...more
Have you ever wondered how to tie a bow tie or an ascot? Well, everydayascots has a video for you detailing it step by step. In the video he shows you different styles of wearing an ascot for different neck sizes and comfort levels. Then he shows you a quick demonstration of t ...more
In this handy knot-tying tutorial from JD of Tying It All Together, we learn how to tie a double plafond knot. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started tying double plafond yourself, watch this video guide.
The Anchor Hitch or Fishermans Bend Knot: Learn knot tying. The Anchor Hitch or Fishermans Bend knot is related to the round turn & and two half hitches, but is more secure. Typical use for this knot: attaching a rope to a ring, eg. on an anchor. Tie the Anchor Hitch or Fishe ...more
Still wearing a clip-on in your adult life? It's time to take the clip on off, and learn to tie a tie... and while you're at it, how to tie a tie in multiple ways! In this video, learn how to tie a double windsor knot.
If you want to know how to tie a Double Windsor knot, this video is for you. To tie a Double Windsor knot: Lift up the collar of your shirt. Place the tie around the back of your neck so that the wide end hangs down on the side of your dominant hand, a little more than twice a ...more
This video demonstrates how to tie a double Windsor knot, which is the neatest and most uniform looking tie knot. This knot can be tied in a few steps. First flip the shirt collar up and drape the tie around the neck as shown. Make sure to adjust the tie length so that the nar ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to tie a compound double coin knot. First, take two strings and make a loop with the left one, then loop right right one into that. Tighten these together, then bring the end of the right working string over the loop and through the bottom of the ...more
Our host Roe is going to show you how to tie a double Windsor knot into a tie, with this quick step by step guide. To begin, you want to make sure the wider front end of the tie is on your right side and the little end is shortened to about the pectoral level of your chest. Ne ...more
Friendship bracelets are easy to make, and show your friends that you care. Not everybody wants to show off their friendship to everyone, but if you do, this video tutorial will show you how to make a friendship bracelet, specifically a double chain knot friendship bracelet. I ...more
Got a special occasion coming up that requires a necktie? If your knot-tying skills are out-of-date, check out this video for a refresher on tying a Double Windsor, also known as the Full Windsor knot. This kind of knot gives you a much fuller knot than the four-in-hand or the ...more
Knots are very useful for all types of situations. The video will show you how to tie a double over hand knot. You basically tie a loose single knot and then pass one end around again and back through the loop to make it a double knot. This looks like a pretty strong knot so t ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn How to Tie a Double Windsor Knot. First, place the tie around and under the collar. Put the wider end over the shorter end, and then pull it under and over the loop. Put it around, under, and over the loop again so that the wide end has gon ...more
There's two good reasons to make a friendship bracelet. One, they show your best friend you care, and two, they're super easy! All you need is thread or yarn, 16 strings of any color, and tape or a clipboard. Then, you just braid the bracelet using the double chain knot techni ...more
This "double sheet bend knot" is the same as the sheet bend, except that is has an extra turn to make it extra secure. Use this knot instead of the sheet bend if you have springy or slippery lines.
The Double Loop Bowline: learn knot tying. Here's another way to tie a bowline in a doubled rope. The Double Loop Bowline knot was generally used at sea for lowering an injured man from aloft, by putting one leg is put through each loop. Use this knot tying animation to learn ...more
Need to know how to tie a Double Sheet Bend? This is a more secure version of the standard sheet bend, and an excellent way of joining two ropes of equal or different diameter. He's using flex rope, but it's a generally good way of securing two lines together.
Learn how to tie the Double Figure Eight Loop Knot (aka Bunny Ears) for climbing. The animated knot tying tutorial is the best you'll find. With this knot tying how to, you can tie the Double Figure Eight Loop Knot fast or slow, or pause it at every step along the way. Learn t ...more
Here's some video instructions on how to tie a Double Figure Of Eight. The Double Figure Of Eight is a quick and easy loop knot that forms an end loop. If the double figure of eight is tied midline it is called a blood bight knot but when tied as an end loop the name is double ...more
This how-to video demonstrates a double San Diego jam knot, as shown by Curtis Owens from Performance Tackle. This knot doubles the line to make a strong knot for heavier lines. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to tie a double San Diego Jam knot for fishing.
The Double Overhand Loop is a very quick and easy way to tie a loop at the end of the line. It is not a very strong knot but it is fine for attaching a sinker. For most other applications other stronger knots are better options. The double overhand loop retains around 55 perce ...more
Need help figuring out how to tie a men's necktie using a double (or "full") Windsor knot? It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this video tutorial can present a complete, step-by-step overview of the process in just over a minute's time. For detailed instructions, and to get sta ...more
Need to know how to tie a necktie for a formal event like a wedding or fancy job interview? Try an old classic—the full Windsor knot (sometimes referred to as the "double" Windsor). This video tutorial presents a careful, slow-motion overview of the knot tying process and will ...more
If you are using a 7mm prussik cord to build your anchor you must learn this knot. This knot can be used to beef the attachment point.
The Anchor Bend is the boating knot generally used to fasten a line to an anchor. The free end should be secured with seizing to the standing line for a permanent, secure knot. One side of a Double Fisherman’s also makes a good backup knot to this and any knot. Make two turns ...more
The figure eight follow through boating knot is one of the strongest knots. (also can be used for paddling). It is generally rated at 70% - 75% of rope strength. Due to it's strength and the fact that it is easy to visually inspect, it is commonly used by climbers as their "ti ...more
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a centauri fishing knot. To create a centauri knot, you'll most likely use metal film and start by weaving your eyelet.The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about making it. For a ...more
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a round-turn two half-hitch knot. The two half-hitch knot with a round turn is a great hitch knot that has a sliding quality to it that still won't release. For an easy-to-follow, step-by-step overview of ...more
Tie a double overhand knot 4" from the end of the shock tippet or other material to which you want to connect your class tippet. Gently tighten the double overhand knot, but only until it turns over and forms a figure-eight. This leaves two gaps through which you can pass the ...more
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a surgeon's loop knot. The surgeon's loop knot is a fishing knot that uses polyamide filament or braided filament. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about making it. For an ea ...more
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a tie a haywire twist fishing knot. The haywire twist knot is normally used with wire when you're deep see fishing. Tie a haywire twist knot with advice from an experienced craftsman in this free video on ...more
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a Tony Jones leader knot. The Tony Jones leader fishing knot is usually done using two monofilaments or braided fishing line. Discover how to tie a Tony Jones Leader knot with guidance from an experienced ...more
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a an Albright fishing knot. An Albright fishing knot is a nice quick way to tie your leader onto your line. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go about making it. For an easy-to-f ...more