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Overhand Loop Knot

How to tie an Overhand Loop Knot. THE OVERHAND LOOP KNOT provides a quick and easy
method of forming a fixed loop at the end of a line or anywhere in a rope by forming a bight at the desired location. The knot jams tight and is difficult to untie after it has been pulled tight.

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Overhand Loop Knot Tying Instructions

  • Double the end of a rope or form a bight anywhere on a line. Tie an Overhand Knot with the doubled rope of the loop that was formed.
  • Adjust the loop before tightening to make it as small or large as desired.

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