Ann and Matt of BoatUS teach boaters how to tie a figure eight or stopper knot. This is a very valuable knot for sailors to know. So check out this instructional knot tying video to improve your knot tying skills by learning how to tie a figure eight knot.
The figure of eight is commonly used to attach a rope to a climbing harness. Being able to tie a figure of eight knot properly is an essential climbing skill. If the climbing rope is attached incorrectly to the harness, the consequences could be fatal. One of the BMC's first ...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
How many hours have you spent trying to fish a lost drawstring out of a waistband or hood? Master this Figure Eight stopper knot and you'll never have that problem again.
A quick demonstration of how to tie a figure eight knot. This is multi-purpose knot that can be used in climbing or other wilderness activities.
This video tutorial demonstrates how to tie a figure eight knot. You can use this knot as an alternative to the overhand knot for starting and ending your hemp jewelry pieces such as necklaces, bracelets, chokers, and anklets. Video: .