Tie a Variation of the Double Bowline Knot

How To : Tie a double figure of eight knot for fishing

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

How To : Tie a double overhand loop fishing knot

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

How To : Tie a double San Diego jam knot for fishing

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.

How To : Tie a bowline on a bite knot

This knot is used to make a pair of fixed loops in the middle or at the end of a line. This is a strong knot and can be used in overboard rescue, as a towing bridle and in a pinch, even to make a boatswain's chair to be used to ascend the mast. Tie a bowline on a bite knot. Cl ...more

How To : Tie a version of the pegged bowline knot

Check out this video to learn how to tie another version of the pegged bowline. In this case, the running end of the rope is run around behind the standing part as though it were going to be finished in the usual manner, but is instead pegged on the loop. Watch this video knot ...more

How To : Tie a necktie with a double (or full) Windsor knot

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

How To : Tie a double windsor knot easily

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

How To : Tie a double overhand knot

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

How To : Properly tie a strong nonbinding bowline knot

If you need a sturdy, super strong knot, but you want be able to reuse the rope, then the bowline knot is what you want. The bowline knot is one of the strongest knots available. It's a nonbinding knot which makes a nonslipping and nonjamming loop at the end of the rope. This ...more

How To : Tie the slim beauty knot for fishing

The slim beauty knot is an excellent knot for attaching leaders to class tippet or leaders to the main line. Another good use is to attach a fluorocarbon or mono leader to braided line. 1. Tie a double overhand knot in end of leader. Pull knot semi-tight to form a figure eight ...more

How To : Tie the slim beauty knot for fly fishing

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

How To : Prepare oven roasted chicken

In order to make Oven Roasted Chicken, you will need the following ingredients: a whole chicken, butter or oil, salt, pepper, thyme, rosemary, and garlic. First, remove the wishbone. Cut it away with a knife and pull it away with your fingers. Cut away the wing tips. Season i ...more

How To : Tie the anchor bend knot for boating

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

How To : Tie a cats paw fishing knot

Check out this fishing tutorial video that demonstrates how to tie a Cat's Paw fishing knot for tying a double to a ring or swivel knot. Just follow the simple steps as outlined in this instructional fishing video and learn how to tie a cat's paw fishing knot. Start reeling in ...more

How To : Tie the slip knot for boating

This version of the slip knot is basically a uni knot tied with rope and with just one or two wraps around the double line. It does the trick and is easy to tie. Watch the demonstration diagram & follow these steps. How to tie the slip knot for boating: 1.Run line through o ...more

How To : Fasten a tie with the classic full Windsor knot

If you're going to an event formal enough to warrant a tie, you might want to go with a conservative, traditional knot like the full or "double" Windsor. This video tutorial presents a careful, slow-motion overview of the knot tying process and will have you tying perfect full ...more

How To : Tie the figure eight knot for boating or paddling

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

How To : Tie knots with the Boy Scouts

Knot tying is the one of the first steps in becoming a well rounded, successful Boy Scout. Who better to learn from than the Boy Scouts themselves? Follow along with this knot tying guide to learn how to tie several knots. Click on the right hand menu to learn the following kn ...more

How To : Tie the 'Windsor' knot

The Windsor knot, also (wrongly) known as the "Double-Windsor" (a non-existent enormous 16-move knot), is the most well known knot in the world. The Windsor is a large, symmetrical, self-releasing triangular knot. The tie was named by Americans in the 1920-30's after the Duke ...more

How To : Perform an interrupted and a subcuticular suture

If you want to perform an interrupted and a subcuticular suture you should first make a bite through the skin. In order to make a bite through the skin you should put the needle point perpendicular to the surface, turn your wrist and make sure it arrives at an even point from ...more

How To : Tie the Palomar fishing lure knot

The Palomar knot is a powerful fishing knot, used to secure fishing line to a fishing lure, snap or swivel. It's great for all kinds of light fishing lines, especially braid, which won't pull out of this knot. It's retains almost the full amount of original strength of the lin ...more

How To : Tie a necktie with the half-Windsor knot

Need to know how to tie a necktie for a formal event like a wedding or fancy job interview? Prefer that your knot not be too bulky? Try an old standby—the half Windsor knot (sometimes referred to as the "double" Windsor). This video tutorial presents a careful, slow-motion ove ...more

How To : Attach a clam shell end tip

Clam Shell end tips, or knot covers, are normally used when you are stringing pearls or other beads on silk or nylon thread. They cover the knots on the ends of the thread so they can't be seen. First take your string and tie a double overhand knot on one end leaving a half o ...more

How To : Double Uni Knot

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

How To : Tie four basic knots in jewelry design

To tie the overhand knot, make a loop and pass one end of the string through the loop and tighten by pulling both ends. To tie a double overhand knot, make a loop and pass one end of the string through the loop twice before pulling both ends to tighten the knot. To tie a surge ...more

How To : Make stopper knots

Simple details on how to tie the overhand knot, double overhand knot, figure 8 knot, Ashley knot, & slip knot. As well as a simple rope magic trick.

How To : Tie a sheet bend & a double sheet bend

Check out this instructional knot tying video that demonstrates how to tie the Sheet Bend and a Double Sheet Bend knot. This knot is often considered one of the most essential knots. Just follow the simple instructions outlined in this boating tutorial video and learn how to t ...more

How To : Tie the basic knot design of a cargo net

In this video, we learn how to tie the basic knot design of a cargo net. First, tie a double overhand knot on a rope bent into two. After this, make cow hitching on the first loop that you created. Next, make a second double overhand knot followed by cow hitching the second lo ...more

How To : Make funky yarn pom poms

This video demonstrates how to make a funky yarn pom pom. Take a yarn of your choice that matches your scarf. Take one end of the string and start winding it not too tightly around your fingers. Leave back enough string for the pom pom for the other end. Cut the string using a ...more

How To : Tie cylinder, mat and ball Turk's head knots

In this Disaster Preparation video tutorial you will learn how to tie cylinder, mat and ball Turk's head knots. To tie the cylinder, first tie the double coin knot as shown in the video. Then put it around a staff and make the 3-lead 4-bight Turk's Head. After you finish with ...more

How To : Knot pearl beads

This video tutorial is in the Arts & Crafts category where you will learn how to knot pearl beads from Brenda. Pearl knotting is making a simple knot between each pearl on a strand. They not only give a professional look, they also keep the pearls in place and prevent them fro ...more

How To : Tie a basic front carry wrap for a baby

Any long wrap can secure any size baby leaving your arms free with the basic front wrap demonstrated in this how-to video. Find the middle of your wrap. Place middle marker in front of your chest. Wrap both lengths around your back and over your shoulder. Lift straps above hea ...more

How To : Suture a wound and understand suturing techniques

Lee T. Dresang, MD of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health from the Deaprtment of Family Medicine give a discussion and demonstration of suturing techniques. Before beginning a procedure, you will need consent. One should irrigate lesion before begi ...more

How To : Tie rope knots for bushcraft & survival

Andrew Price demonstrates several knots useful for bushcraft and wilderness survival. Learn how to tie the reef knot, clove hitch, half hitch, bowline knot, climber's knot, and how to lash knots together.

How To : Fasten a necktie with a clean Windsor knot

Scouring the Internet for instructions on how to tie a men's necktie using a traditional 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 ...more

How To : Do a Gwen Stefani twisted updo

Kandee, a makeup, artist demonstrates a Gwen Stefani up do that was from an Elle magazine cover. Rub hair paste into your hands and smooth it through your hair. Then section crown to forehead and twist it counterclockwise until it starts curling up. Keep twisting and wrap it a ...more

How To : Make a dreamcatcher

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a dream catcher. You will need: 1 metal ring, leather, sinew, decorations, scissors, and a clothes pin. First, wrap the leather tightly around the ring. Clip the clothes pin on the top so you don't have to hold it as you go around the cir ...more

How To : Make your own journal with household items

To make your own journal with household items you need a hole punch, scissors, yarn needle with string, some beads, a piece of construction paper, and at least 4 pieces of printer paper. Take your piece of construction paper, fold it in half and then unfold it. Do two hole pun ...more

How To : Tie the handcuff knot easily

This double loop knot can't be cinched too tightly, so the police don't really use it—but firefighters do to pull people out of narrow spaces by their wrists.

How To : Tie eight useful knots

This video shows you how to tie eight useful knots including the figure 8, rolling hitch, clove hitch, bowline, square knot and a few more.

How To : Make a notebook with ribbon binding

This video demonstrates how to make a notebook with ribbon binding. Take a stalk of plain white paper and it would be 5 1/2" long and 8" wide. Fold it in half. Trim off the excess with a ruler. Then align the edges of the white paper. Put this in a cardstock which is 8 1/2" wi ...more

How To : Tie an Icicle Hitch Variant knot

Learn how to tie a variation on an Icicle Hitch - This version can easily be tied in the middle portion of the fixed object with no need to pass a bight over the end. The Icicle Hitch is a knot with far greater holding power than a Rolling Hitch, used to secure a rope to a rai ...more

How To : Sew a button by hand

Learn how to sew a button by hand. Not wearing your favorite shirt because it’s missing a button? Don’t worry—sewing on a new one is simple and fast. Step 1. Select a button & thread Select an appropriate button and matching thread for the article of clothing. Step 2. Threa ...more

How To : Tie a one handed bowline with ITS tactical

In this video, you'll learn to tie a knot that could save your life in the wilderness. You can tie this knot one-handed, especially useful if your other hand isn't free, and use it to pull yourself to safety in an emergency situation. You can find the complete directions for t ...more

How To : Tie the two color monkey's fist knot

In this tutorial, we learn how to tie the two color monkey's fist knot. First, make a double overhand knot, and snip the edges off. Next, create the monkey's fist by taking one of the ropes and looping it around the fingers several times. After you do this, push the knot throu ...more

How To : Tie a Paracord Snake Knot

In this tutorial, we learn how to tie a paracord snake knot. Start out with a double overhand knot, by making a loop with two strings and tying it through. After this, start the snake knot by taking the left piece of string and wrapping it around into a loop. Then, take the ot ...more

How To : Wear a pashmina scarf with your bridesmaid's dress

In this video tutorial, viewers learn different ways to wear a Pashmina scarf with a bridesmaid dress. The first way is to wear it on the shoulders for those who are uncomfortable with strapless dresses or are cold. The second way is to simply wear it around your arms. The thi ...more

How To : Tie a double half-hitch for your tennis racket

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to tie a double half hitch while stringing your tennis racket. Keep in mind that this knot should only used to finish off mains or crosses. Because of this, tension should not be pulled directly to it.

How To : Tie a bow tie with Playboy

You've got style. You've got class. You've got... No reason to still be wearing a clip-on. Show off your suave side with a perfectly knotted tie. Watch this video to learn how to tie a bow tie. You Will Need * A bow tie * Patience Step 1. Getting to Know You Acquaint yours ...more

How To : Tie a Bowline on the Bight

Leanr how to tie a Bowline on the Bight - This is a means of tying a bowline in the certer portion of a rope. This knot can be used in sailing, boating, general use, camping and bondage.

How To : Tie the trucker's hitch Boy Scouts knot

Learn how to tie the Boy Scouts trucker's hitch knot. The Trucker's Hitch (Lorry Knot in the UK and parts of Canada) allows the scout (or sailor or whatever) to easily tighten a rope, yet easily untie the knot. Its most common use is for tying loads (thus the trucker moniker) ...more

How To : Tie a pegged slip knot

The pegged slip knot or noose, demonstrated in this how-to video, is similar to the bowline but by placing the peg loosely on the standing part the knot can be adjusted. It's a great knot for releasing quickly. Watch this video knot-tying tutorial and learn how to tie a pegged ...more

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