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Slip Knot

How to tie the Slip Knot. This version of a slip knot is very quick and easy to tie. It is technically a “slip noose” and is made using the fisherman’s Uni Knot with just one, two or three turns. Another slip knot that makes a noose (hence its name) The Scaffold Knot is a good alternate to this simple slip knot.

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How to tie a Slip Knot


Slip Knot Tying Instructions

  1. Make a loop by doubling line back onto itself.

  2. Run tag end back toward loop and lay over the doubled lines.

  3. Make one or two turns with the tag end around doubled lines and through new loop created.


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