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Alpine Butterfly Bend Alpine Butterfly Loop Anchor Hitch Ashley Stopper Knot Bowline Bowline on a Bight Bowline, Running Buntline Hitch Carrick Bend Chain Splice Cleat Hitch (Deck) Cleat Hitch (Halyard) Clove Hitch (End) Constrictor (Twisting) Double O'hand Stopper EStar Stopper Knot Eye Splice Figure 8 Icicle Hitch (Loop) Halyard Hitch Heaving Line Knot Lighterman's Hitch Midshipman's Hitch Pile Hitch Rat-Tail Stopper Rolling Hitch Round Turn & Hitches Soft Shackle Soft Shackle Edwards Trucker's Hitch Stevedore Stopper Zeppelin Bend

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Joining Two Ropes

Make a Loop at End of Rope

Make a Loop in Middle of Rope

Loop Round Standing End

Attach Halyard

Secure Rope to Flapping Sail

Secure a Load or Tarpaulin

Secure Mooring Line to Dock

Attach Rope to your anchor

Stopper Knots

Slide and Grip (Friction) Knots

Weight a Rope's End for Throwing

Stop a Rope's End Fraying

Miscellaneous

Related Knots

Several knots are grouped with cross links to aid comparison:

Each of these animations has an extra set of index buttons at the bottom right of the animation.

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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