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Cat's Paw

How to tie a Cat's Paw Knot. This is the best knot for attaching a sling to a hook for
lifting loads.

See animated Cat's Paw below.

How to tie a Cat's Paw Knot

Cat's Paw Knot Tying Instructions

  • Form two loops in a sling and hold them well apart.
  • Twist both for three full turns.
  • Bring together and slip them over a cargo hook.


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