24-Jul-2014, 10:06 AM
The Midshipman's Hitch creates an adjustable loop at the end of a rope. It is similar to the Tautline Hitch but one important difference makes it superior and that is
22-Jul-2014, 4:06 PM
We've seen a lot of ways to tie a Snell Knot and have three versions here on NetKnots but this one
21-Jul-2014, 3:50 PM
We all need a quick release from time to time and here is another good one, the Highwayman's Hitch. Note: never for human load - too easy to release.
20-Jul-2014, 1:24 PM
The French Whipping consists of a series of half hitches. It is used to help keep the ends of rope from unraveling. Check it out.
18-Jul-2014, 12:39 PM
The Bachmann Knot is a good friction knot that is popular with climbers. It uses a carabiner handle that is used in climbing to ascend fixed ropes. Check it out!
17-Jul-2014, 4:26 PM
The Australian Plait is a great way to make a double line. Check it out as an alternative to the Bimini Twist.
07-Jul-2014, 2:11 PM
With a myriad of fishing knots available (well over 50 on this site alone), it might seem a little daunting getting started in the sport and rigging up to go fishing with some new equipment.
Luckily, you can get started and fish successfully with just a couple of knots. We have added a special page devoted to just a few excellent basic fishing knots that are all you need to get started fishing! Please see our new Beginner Fishing Knots page here.
Fishing is a wonderful outdoor sport that can bring a lifetime of enjoyment. So rig up and get out there and have fun!
03-Jul-2014, 2:11 PM
There are at least a dozen good ways to coil a rope but rope coil knots seem to be a knot that many folks struggle with. We have selected three good alternatives:
02-Jul-2014, 2:10 PM
Yes indeed we have developed three new sections dedicated to knots for fashion - Necktie Knots, Scarf Knots and Pocket Square Folds (OK, not really a knot, technically a fold).