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Slipped Overhand Knot

How to tie a Slipped Overhand Knot. THE SLIPPED OVERHAND KNOT forms a simple slip knot or “draw-loop” that tightens under a load on the working end. The knot is easily undone by pulling on the working end when the loop is empty. Note that if you pull a bight of the long standing line through the loop (instead of a bight of the working end), you have
the Overhand Noose or Simple Noose, useful as a starter knot for tying up parcels and to form the mid-rope loop of a Trucker’s Hitch.

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Slipped Overhand Knot Tutorial

Slipped Overhand Knot Tying Tutorial

  • Form a crossed loop in the line.
  • Pass a bight of line from the working end up through the loop.
  • Pull on the standing line while holding the loop to tighten.
  • Adjust the loop size with the working end.

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