Also called a running knot, the slip knot actually refers to any knot that "slides" along the rope, or can be untied by pulling both ends. Watch and learn how to tie one type of slip knot. Tie a slip knot. Click through to watch this video on iwillknot.com
To Tie a Slip Knot
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
Your grandma loved to knit, and so should you. But first, there are a few things about knitting that you need to know, like the slip knot. This video will teach you how to tie the slip knot while you are knitting.
Have you ever wondered how to tie a slip knot on your grocery bags? When we go to the grocery store, the clerks always tie the bags in a carrying knot. With this easy to follow video, tying these knots is made easy. Knots always seem perplexing, but now they are easy to do. Th ...more
The slip knot, also called a running knot, is a very diverse knot. It's practical application ranges wildly from crochet and knitting to building a noose. The basic function of a slip knot is to create a flexible knot, with one end tied to the middle for greater mobility. Chec ...more
The slip knot is the easiest way to attach a line to a post or bar. Learn how to tie a slip know in this video tutorial.
Are you new to crocheting? Watch this video tutorial to learn how to do a slip knot before beginning a crochet project. You will need some yarn and a crochet hook.
So you're staring at your un-knitted ball of yarn wondering, "What have I gotten myself into?" Fear not, a simple slip knot is the first step in any knitting project, so after this lesson you'll be an expert in getting started.
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
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.
This brief video shows how to make a slip knot, the first stitch and first thing needed to know when learning to knit. Learn how to do this basic move in seconds.
The slip clove hitch is very similar to the clove hitch knot, except that it's easier to untie. This is the knot used by cowboys to tie up their horses. Follow along with this video survival training tutorial and learn how to tie a slip clove hitch knot.
Check out this instructional fishing video that demonstrates how to tie the Non Slip Mono Loop knot. Just follow the simple instructions outlined in this fishing tutorial and learn how to tie a Non Slip Mono Loop fishing knot. Knot tying is a breeze with this video. Start prac ...more
Knotting techniques are essential to learn for cord, leather, or even wire jewelry. A professional looking knot serves functional purposes, and can eliminate the need for clasps, closures, or attaching pieces. Learn how to tie a slip, slide, and lark's head knot by watching th ...more
This amazing knot may save your life, probably your pride, and certainly piles of your time. If you have kids you know how many times each day you have to tie their shoes. With this knot you'll tie them once and be done. This knot is easy to tie and can be untied as easily as ...more
Learn how to do this quick release version of the slipped buntline boating knot. It allows the loop to be released with a tug of the tag end. This instructional diagram is helpful for boaters interested in mastering the slipped bluntline knot. Tie the slipped buntline knot for ...more
In this how-to video, you will learn how to tie a slipknot on micro braids. First, braid the hair to the desired length. It is good to braid it close to the end, unless the hair is permed. Now, hold the braid and fix it so that it can be nice and neat. Take a few strands of ha ...more
Use this knot to attach the fly to your tippet when you want a loop that allows the fly to move freely. It gives streamers, nymphs, and popping bugs a deadly action. Don't use the nonslip loop knot on dry flies or on hooks smaller than a #12.
This HowTo video tutorial shows you how to tie a non slip loop for fishing. The non-slip loop is a great way to attach bait or hooks to your line. Don't wonder how to tie this knot, watch and learn how simple it is to use the non-slip fishing knot. Tie a non-slip loop for recr ...more
This is not magic but a very useful and very easy way to tie two pieces of rope together without them ever slipping apart. This simple how-to shows how to tie two pieces of rope together without them ever coming apart. This could be very helpful for sailing or anything you nee ...more
Learn how to tie a Constrictor Hitch - a great knot for tying a binding or bundle. It holds incredibly tightly and can be slipped for easy untying. This is a good knot for sailing, boating, general outdoors and even bondage.
Webbing is not only used in sports like rock climbing and caving, but it also comes in handy in camping and hiking. This video shows you how to tie two webbing ends together to make a loop that will not come off. A square knot does not work for webbing as it will slip through, ...more
Learn how to tie a Rolling Hitch - a useful knot for attaching a rope to a railing, post, or another rope where the pull is along the length of the fixed object. It isn't as good at resisting slipping as an Icicle Hitch, but it is a good deal quicker to tie. This is a good kno ...more
Learn how to tie an Icicle Hitch - A superb gripping knot that strongly resists slipping, stainless steel or other smooth surfaces, when the pull is parallel to the object to which it is tied. This is a good knot for sailing, boating, general outdoors and even bondage.
Learn how to tie a Klemheist Hitch - This is a gripping knot made using a loop of small diameter rope applied to the main line or object. It greatly resists slipping when the pull is parallel to the main line. This is a good knot for sailing, boating, general outdoors and even ...more
Know your knots! With this free video tutorial, you'll learn how to tie a stevedore's knot. Stevedore's knots were originally used in pulleys as a backup system to keep cargo from falling in case the rope slipped. The knot is easy to tie provided, of course, you know how to go ...more
Learn how to tie a Surgeon's Knot - Symmetrical, Asymmetrical, and slipped - A knot similar to the reef knot but holds better on small round ropes (shoelaces!) then the reef knot and so I use it for tying my shoes. This is a fine knot for camping, climbing, sailing or Boy Scou ...more
Check out this video to learn the preferred knot Muskie Matt uses to tie leaders to a "superline" while muskie fishing. A uni-knot does not slip.
The Sailor's Knot: learn knot tying. The Sailor's Knot is also called The Anchor Bend, Carrick Bend and Full Carrick Bend. It's easy to tie, does not slip easily in the wet, and is among the strongest of knots - it can't jam and is readily untied. Tie the Sailor's Knot. Click ...more
The Tucked Half Blood Knot is a normal half blood knot where the tag end is tucked in the final step. This will make the knot stronger and prevent it from slipping open. The tucked half blood Knot is used for the same applications as the ordinary half blood knot - to attach ho ...more
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
Watch this instructional video to learn how to tie the tautline hitch knot for camping. The tautline hitch knot is a favorite among campers. This knot is useful for adjusting the tension of tent guy lines and laundry lines, among other uses. The tautline hitch knot can be slip ...more
The Trilene knot is a multi-purpose knot that can be used in fishing to attach hooks, swivels and lures. This is a great knot because it resists slips and failures. In this tutorial, learn how to tie this great knot. So, get your hook and line ready and let's get fishing! Step ...more
If you never were a scout, or you've forgotten all your skills, this how-to video is for you. If the loop is under weight, the knot will not slip, but you will still be able to adjust the size of the loop by pulling down on the knot by hand. Perfect for all of our tarp tying n ...more
Use this knot to add weight to a rope or to stop a rope from slipping through a hole. There is just way too many possibilities for this knot. You should run out and get some rope, right now.
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
In this how-to video, you will learn how to tie a rope halter knot. This is useful if you are about to go horse riding. First, bring it through the loop and bring the knot under the neck of the horse. Push the loop up and then make another loop and bring the end back through i ...more
In order to tie a 7 x 5 Turks Head Knot, you will need to begin by draping the rope or twine over the fingers of your outstretched hand. Fold your pink down, leaving your three fingers outstretched. Catch the string in front and hold it with your pinky. Now, grab the twine fr ...more
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
This Butterfly knot will accommodate a load in any direction, and is used mostly in outdoor and boating situations, but also could be used as a paddling knot. It's used for securing a loop or many loops in the middle of a rope. Great for mountain climbing and canoeing. Mounta ...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
Ever wonder how to tie the rapala fishing knot? Wonder no more. Watch this instrucional knot tying video and find out. The rapala knot is a popular method to tie a lure (such as a rapala!) to a line such that it can move freely and unimpeded by the knot. Essentially the same a ...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
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
In this video, we learn how to tie a honey rope basket knot. To do this, you will need a 10ft of nylon rope. Start off by tying a counter-clockwise slipknot at one end of the rope. After this, pull the loop of the slipknot out four inches. Then, tie a second slip knot clockwis ...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
The knots demonstrated in this how-to video are a good way to hang a hammock, because it makes it so easy to adjust your hanging height. The whipping knot around the tree will not slip if tied correctly. Make sure to tie the second half hitch or the knot may slip and come loos ...more
ITS Tactical demonstrates how to tie a Lanyard Knot in this weeks edition of "Knot Of The Week". This knot is most easily made by using your hand, held sideways and flat. Start by creating a loop around your index, middle and ring fingers, allowing one of the ends of the rop ...more
Learn how to tie a knot, but not just any old knot... a square lashing knot. You'll never have any troubles again tying nautical square lashing knots, thanks to this Marinews knot tie animated tutorial. You can learn by simply watching the knot tying animation at a moderate sp ...more
Have a lot of left over rope that you don't need? Looking for an easier way to store your extension cables and the like without getting them all tangled up? Then learn how to make a sailor's chain! This great video shows you the basic steps that you'll take to creating an endl ...more
These are a series of short videos that show how to tie a 6 Lead by 7 Bight Turks Head on the Turks Head Tool. These videos introduce the Turks Head Tool, the Turks Head Cookbook recipe format and some basic methods that may be used in the tying of turks head knots. First, so ...more
Knowing how to tie a classy tie will have you looking your best when it counts. Follow this easy step-by-step guide to tying Windsor and Half-Windsor knots.
This video is presented as seen in a mirror. This video will teach you how to tie a tie in the Windsor knot style.
A sophisticated knot invented by the one and only Elliot Truelove. Difficulty level 5/5. This knot isn't for little boys, it's for lady killers. Video: .
Want to try something new for your necktie? The cape knot is similar to the Atlantic knot, but tied better and has a fuller look. Go ahead and add some wabam to your necktie today. Video: .
This video knitting tutorial shows the proper technique to do the knit or cable cast on with a slip knot to begin any knitting project. The cable or knit cast on is the absolute beginning for learning how to knit, and is easy to learn. Watch this instructional video and find o ...more
When you are getting started in crochet, one of the most important things to master is the chain stitch. This video will show you how to get started in crochet, with hook holding styles, how to create a slip knot and how to make a chain stitch. Video: .
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tie a four-in-hand knot for a tie. Begin by putting the tie around your neck with the wide end on your right and narrow end on your left. Bring the wide end over the narrow end ad wrap it around. Wrap it around once more and bring i ...more
The world of knot tying is endless. Boy Scouts, mariners, and rock climbers will find a rich resource in WonderHowTo's approximately 700+ knot tying tutorials. For the rest of us, however, it is likely that the only knot we tie with frequency is the daily task of tying one's ...more
Looking for a slimmer necktie knot? Try an old standby—the half 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 have you tying perfect half Windsor knots in no time at ...more