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Note: There are 372 knots listed below. However, the real total is less because some knots are known by several names.

Adjustable Grip Hitch

Adjustable Hitch

Albright Knot

Alpine Butterfly Bend

Alpine Butterfly Loop

Anchor Hitch

Angler's Loop

Arbor Knot

Asymmetrical Prusik

Ashley Bend

Ashley Stopper Knot

Australian Braid


Awning Hitch


Back Splice

Bag Knot

Barrel Hitch

Barrel Sling

Basket Hitch

Becket Hitch

Beer Knot

Bellringer's Knot

Bimini Twist

Blake's Hitch

Blood Knot

Boom Hitch

Bottle Sling

Bow Tie


Bowline - One Handed

Bowline on a Bight

Bowline, Double

Bowline, Running

Bowline, Water

Braid Single Rope

Braid Three Strands (1)

Braid Three Strands (2)

Brummel Demo

Brummel Splice

Brummel, McDonald Method

Bunny Ears

Buntline Hitch

Butcher's Knot

Butterfly Coil

Button Sling

Care and Cleaning

Cargo Net

Carrick Bend

Carrick Bend Mat

Celtic Knot

Chain Sinnet (Stitch)

Chain Splice

Child's Swing

Cleat Hitch (Deck)

Cleat Hitch (Halyard)

Climbing Net

Clinch Knot (Improved)

Clothesline Hitch

Clove Hitch from Side

Clove Hitch using End

Clove Hitch using Half Hitches

Clove Hitch using Loops

Cobra Lanyard Knot

Coil Attached Rope

Coil Unattached Rope

Coil, Butterfly

Coil, Figure 8

Coil, Mountaineer's

Common Whipping

Constrictor From Side

Constrictor by Folding

Constrictor by Twisting

Constrict Surg Round Forceps

Constrictor Surg Instrument

Constrictor Surg Retrieve

Constrictor Surg Slide Down

Constrictor Using End

Constrictor Whipping

Corned Beef Knot

Cow Hitch Using End

Cow Hitch Using Loops


Crown Sinnet

Curtain Tie Back

D-Loop (Archery)

Daisy Chain

Davy Knot

Diagonal Lashing

Diamond Knot

Directional Figure 8 Loop

Distel Hitch

Double Alpine Butterfly

Double Bowline

Double Davy Knot

Double Dragon Loop

Double Fisherman's

Double Matthew Walker

Double Overhand Noose

Double Overhand Stopper

Double Sheet Bend

Double Throw Knot

Double Turle Knot

Drapery Tie Back

Dropper Loop

Duncan (Uni) Knot

Egg Loop Knot

Electrician's Coil

Electrician's Knot

Emergency Harness

Eskimo Bowline

EStar Hitch

EStar Stopper

Euro-Death Knot

Evenk Hitch

Eye Splice

Farmer's Loop

Farrimond Friction Hitch

Fiador Knot

Fieggen Shoelace Knot

Figure 8

Figure 8 Bend (Rope Join)

Figure 8 Coil

Figure 8 Double Loop Knot

Figure 8 Flake, (Non Tangle)

Figure 8 Follow Through Loop

Figure 8 Loop

Figure 8 Loop, Directional

Figure 8 on a Bight

Figure 9 Loop

Fisherman's Hitch

Flat Overhand Bend

Flemish Bend (Rope Join)

Flemish Flake (Spiral Coil)

Flemish Knot

Four-in-Hand Tie

French Prusik

French Sinnet One

French Sinnet Two

Friendship Knot, Diamond

Gasket Coil

Girth (Strap) Hitch

Gnat Hitch

Granny Knot


Grinner Knot

Grog Sling

Grog's Sliding Splice

Half Hitch

Half Knot

Half Windsor Tie

Halter Hitch

Halyard Hitch

Handcuff Knot

Harvester's Hitch

Hasty Webbing Harness

Haymaker's Hitch

Heaving a Line

Heaving Line Knot

Hedden Knot

Highwayman's Hitch


Howard Constrictor

Hunter's Bend

Icicle Hitch Using End

Icicle Hitch Using Loop

Improved Clinch

Inline Figure 8 Loop

Italian Hitch

Jar/Jug Sling


Lanyard (Cow) Hitch

Lanyard Knot, Cobra

Lanyard Knot, Diamond

Lark's Head


Lashing, Diagonal

Lashing, Round

Lashing, Shear

Lashing, Square

Lashing, Tripod

Left Handed Bowline

Lefty Kreh's Loop Knot

Ligature (Instrument)

Ligature (One Hand)

Ligature (Two Hand)

Lighterman's Hitch

Lineman's Loop

Lock for Shoelace Knot

Long Bury Splice

Long Splice

Loop to Loop Join

Lorry Knot


Machard Tresse

Magnus Hitch

Manger Hitch

Manrope Knot

Marlinspike Hitch

Masthead Knot Mat

Matthew Walker (Double)

McDonald Brummel Splice

Midshipman's Hitch

Miller's Knot

Miller's (1)

Miller's (2)

Monkey Braid

Monkey's Fist

Mono Knot, Non-Slip

Mooring Hitch

Mooring Line Stopper

Mountaineer's Coil

Munter Hitch

Munter Mule Combination

Munter, Super

Nail Knot

Necktie, Bow Tie

Necktie, Four-in-Hand

Necktie, Half Windsor

Necktie, Pratt (Shelby)

Necktie, Windsor

Net Making

Non-Slip Mono

Noose Knot

Ocean Plait Mat

One Handed Bowline

One Handed Ligature

One Handed Surgical Tie

Orvis Knot

Otto Button Sling

Overhand Bend, Flat

Overhand Knot

Oysterman's Stopper Knot

Package, Tying a

Packer's Knot

Palomar Knot

Parcel Knots

Perfection Loop

Pile Hitch

Poacher's Knot

Portuguese Sinnet

Power Cinch Knot

Pratt Tie

Prusik Knot

Prusik Loop

Purcell Prusik Loop

Quick Hitch

Quick Release Hitch

Radium Release

Rapala Knot

Rat-Tail Stopper

Reef Knot

Reverse Clinch Knot

Ring Bend

Ring Hitch

Rolling Hitch

Rope Care and Cleaning

Rope Ladder

Rope Sling

Round Lashing

Round Turn 2 Half Hitches

Running Bowline

Sack Knot

Safety Belt Hitch

Safety Knot

Sailmaker's Whipping

Sailor's Whipping

San Diego Jam Knot

Schwabisch Knot

Scaffold Knot

Shear Lashing


Sheet Bend

Shelby Tie

Shoelace Bow

Shoelace, Feiggen

Shoelace, Surgeon's

Short Splice

Siberian Hitch

Sinnet #2974

Sinnet, Chain

Sinnet, Crown

Sliding Double Fisherman's

Sliding Splice, Grog's

Slim Beauty

Slip Knot

Snell Knot

Soft Shackle

Soft Shackle Edwards

Soft Shackle Stronger

Solomon Bar

Spanish Bowline

Splice – Brummel Demo

Splice – McDonald Brummel

Splice, Back

Splice, Brummel

Splice, Chain

Splice, Eye

Splice, Long Bury

Splice, Short

Splice, Sliding

Square (Reef) Knot

Square Lashing

Square Sinnet

Stevedore Stopper

Stopper Double Overhand

Stopper Loop

Strangle From Side

Strangle Knot (End)

Strangle Knot (Loop)

Strangle Snare

Strap Hitch

Super Munter

Surgeon's Knot (Fishing)

Surgeon's Loop (Fishing)

Surgeon's Shoelace Bow

Surg. Constr Around Forceps

Surg. Constr Instrument

Surg. Constr Retrieve

Surg. Constr Slide Down

Surg. Knot (Medical)

Surg. Tie Instrument

Surg. Tie One Hand

Surg. Tie Slip Knot

Surg. Tie Two Hand

Swing, Child's

Taut Line Hitch

Tensionless Hitch

Theodore Knot

Thief Knot

Tie, Bow

Tie, Four-in-Hand

Tie, Half Windsor

Tie, Pratt

Tie, Shelby

Tie, Windsor

Timber Hitch

Trilene Knot

Triple Fisherman's

Triple Sliding Hitch

Tripod Lashing

Trucker's Hitch

Trucker's Quick Method

Tugboat Hitch

Tumble Hitch

Turk's Head

Turle Knot

Turn & Half Hitches

Two Half Hitches

Two Handed Ligature

Two Handed Surgical Tie

Tying a Package

Underwriter's Knot

Uni Knot

Valdotain Tresse

Valdotain Tresse XT

Wagoner's Hitch

Wall and Crown

Wall Knot

Water Bowline

Water Knot

Weaver's Knot

Webbing Harness

West Country Whipping

Whipping, Constrictor

Whipping, Sailmaker's

Whipping, Sailor's

Windsor Tie

Whoopie Sling


Yosemite Tie Off

Zeppelin Bend

Disclaimer: Any activity that involves ropes is potentially hazardous. Lives may be at risk - possibly your own. Considerable attention and effort have been made to ensure that these descriptions are accurate. However, many critical factors cannot be controlled, including: the choice of materials; the age, size, and condition of ropes; and the accuracy with which these descriptions have been followed. No responsibility is accepted for incidents arising from the use of this material.

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