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
Tie a Variation of the Double Bowline Knot
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
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 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
This is a home grown variant of the bowline, also useful for sailing. The bowline is tied in the standard manner in the bight of the rope. The running end is passed below the knot and follows the turn back around through the locking bend. The exiting loop can be used for lifti ...more
The method demonstrated in this how-to video makes the Bowline knot quick and easy to tie. It is useful when you expect a blow and need to take a few turns around your winch to use as an additional hardpoint. In this case I am simulating a mast winch but the process can be use ...more
The bowline on the bight knot, demonstrated in this how-to video, is tied by doubling the line. Create a clockwise eye then thread the bight through the loop and bend the bight back over the loop. Work the knot by pulling the standing part. Watch this video knot-tying tutorial ...more
This video tutorial is in the Arts & Crafts category where you will learn how to tie a sheet bend knot for camping. Take two ropes, make a bite at the end of one rope. Pass the end of the other rope through this bite from underneath and come back through the loop in the second ...more
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
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
Learn how to tie the One Handed Bowline Knot for climbing. The animated knot tying tutorial is the best you'll find. With this knot tying how to, you can tie the One Handed Bowline Knot fast or slow, or pause it at every step along the way. Learn to tie knots for your next cli ...more
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
Learn how to tie the Bowline on a Bight Knot for boating. This animated knot tying tutorial is the best you'll find. With this knot tying how to, you can tie the Bowline on a Bight Knot fast or slow, or pause it at every step along the way. Learn to tie knots for your next boa ...more
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
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a bowline knot. The great thing about a bowline knot is that no matter how much tension is applied, it will always slip back out when you want it to. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know h ...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
This is a great knot to use if you need two loops in the middle of a line, especially if you do not have access to the ends of the rope. If you need two loops at the end of a line, use the bowline on the bight, but don't bight to hard.
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
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
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.
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
Check out this instructional knot tying video that shows viewers how to tie a bowline knot around a chair. Practice and improve your knot tying skills by watching this tutorial and learn how to tie a bowline knot like an expert.
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
Check out this instructional knot tying video that demonstrates how to tie the Bowline knot. The bowline is an exceptionally versatile knot. It is quick to tie (once you practice), doesn't slip and doesn't jam. Just follow the simple instructions outlined in this boating tutor ...more
This video describes how to tie a bowline knot in a few easy steps. To start, take a loose piece of rope in your right hand and make a loop about a foot away from the end. Then, take the loose end, bring it up through the loop you just made. Immediately after, wrap the loose e ...more
Some of the towers demonstrate how they tie knots at this year's conference. In this instructional tying video, Bill Walsh ties a bowline knot. Practice and improve your knot tying skills by watching this tutorial and learn how to tie a bowline knot like an expert.
The boaters at BoatUS know that the bowline knot can be one of the hardest knots for new boat owners to learn. In this instructional knot tying video, Matt and Ann demonstrate how to tie a bowline and talk about its common uses. Know your knots and learn how to tie a bowline k ...more
This video shows you how to tie a bowline knot, usually used when using a canoe.
The bowline knot has a long history in sailing. The bowline, or bow line, knot was used to secure the sail in position toward the back of the ship, allowing the sail to capture the wind. Contemporarily, the bowline knot is used anytime a strong, looped knot is required. Watch ...more
The bowline knot is called the king of knots, and is perhaps one of the most important knots you could learn how to tie. It's used for making a loop at the end of a line. It's very strong, and doesn't diminish the strength of the line much, but is still easy to untie. Watch th ...more
This how-two knot-tying video has been created by Paul Collingridge of Guildford College. It is used as an instructional video for tree surgery students. Bowline knots are useful for boating, rock-climbing, and any time a relatively strong looped end is needed. Check out this ...more
This is a video tutorial in the Arts & Crafts category where you are going to learn how to tie a Bowline knot with one hand. Doing this is really simple and easy and doesn't take any time at all. Hang a line from any support. Take the lower end, that is the running end in one ...more
The bowline on a bighte knot is very similar to a French bowline knot. The bowline on a bighte knot is often used over the side of a ship, or in rescue work. Follow along with this video survival training tutorial and learn how to tie a bowline on a bighte knot.
A bowline knot is one of the most important knots in climbing. You need to make sure you tie it tight for your safety. Watch this tutorial before the next time you hit the hills, and stay safe.
Check out this instructional boating video that demonstrates how to tie the running bowline knot for boating. Animations are the best way to learn to tie a knot. Just follow the simple steps outlined in this instructional fishing video and learn how to tie a running bowline kn ...more
A bowline knot can tighten up really easily, in such a way that it's a headache to get the rope untied. The slip bowline knot, however, has a pull tab that releases the knot when you're ready. Watch this video knot-tying tutorial and learn how to tie a slip bowline 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
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
A bowline knot can be used to secure a line to a person overboard. Tie a bowline waist knot. Click through to watch this video on sailingcourse.com
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
The Albright Knot, demonstrated in this how-to video, was developed for fishing, but as it was created to tie together to diameters of rope or line, can be useful for many different reasons to tie knots. The Albright knot is relatively strong, so it's good to be able to tie th ...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.
The bowline knot can be furthered strengthened by tying an additional backup knot. As knot-tying reduces the strength of the line, it's advisable to back up knots if the rope will be enduring some weight. Watch this video survival training tutorial and learn how to tie a bowli ...more
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
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
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
This how-to video demonstrates a way of tying a bowline to adjust the snugness of the bowline on your winch or whatever you have tied it to. Tie the bowline as usual. Pull the top of the eye and the bottom of the turn apart then pull on both of the strands exiting the loop to ...more
Learn how to tie a Spanish Bowline - a good way of tying a bowline with two loops. This is a fine knot for camping, climbing, sailing or Boy Scout training.
The pegged bowline, as demonstrated in this how-to video, is similar to a bowline on a bighte knot. Using pegs to construct knots is well documented. Simply tie the bowline as usual in the bight of the rope then peg the running end to the standing part. Watch this video knot-t ...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
Learn how to tie the Bowline Knot. For Navy League use. One of the handier knots in sailing, the bowline (shown above) forms an eye or loop in the end of a line. In sailing the bowline knot connects the JIB SHEETS (lines/ropes) to the JIB (foresail). Tie the Bowline Navy Leag ...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.
This how-to video provides step-by-step knot tying instruction from Curtis Owens of Performance Tackle. The dropper loop is used for fishing with multiple hooks. Watch this video knot-tying tutorial and learn how to tie a dropper loop variation knot for fishing.
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
Learn how to tie the Boy Scouts knot the bowline. The bowline knot is used to make a non-slip loop in the end of a rope. While it is used for climbing and rescues, a Figure-8 Loop Knot often is best in those situations. Remember to end the knot with the tag end of the rope ins ...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
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
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.
When climbing one of the most crucial knots to have in your arsenal is the Bowline Knot. But sometimes you may find yourself in a situation that requires you to tie one quickly. In this video you'll learn how to tie one quickly withn one hand so that way you can really leave y ...more
The improved clinch knot (overhand knot variation) is as the other clinch knots a multi purpose fishing knot. The improved clinch knot provides one good method of securing fishing line to hooks, lures, or swivels.