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Cat's Paw Knot
This principle of fastening by twisted rope is utilized in the "Catspaw", a most useful knot or "hitch" for hoisting with a hook.
How to Tie a Cat's Paw Knot
Video: Cat's Paw Knot.
Learn how to tie a Cat's Paw Knot.
- Pass the bight of your rope over the end and standing part.
- With a bight in each hand, take three twists from you.
- Then bring the two bights side by side and throw over the hook.