Double Overhand Stopper
The double overhand knot makes a good stopper knot to tie at the end of a rope. It is easy to tie and makes a fairly bulky knot. Other good choices for the task of stopper knot are the figure eight and Ashley's Stopper.
Double Overhand Stopper Knot Tying Instructions
- Tie an overhand knot at the end of a rope but do not tighten the knot down.
- Pass the end of the line through the loop created by the first overhand knot.
- Tighten the knot down while sliding it into place at the end of the line. Be sure to leave some tail sticking out from the end of the knot.