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Diamond Knots were used on man ropes, the foot ropes and similar places, where it was necessary to give a good hold for the hands or feet. Turk’s heads are now generally used.
How to Tie a Diamond Knot
Video: Diamond Knot
Learn how to tie a Diamond Knot.
- The rope must be unlaid as far as the center if the knot is required there, and the strands handled with great care to keep the lay in them.
- Three bights are turned up and the end of a is taken over b and up the bight c.
- The end of b is taken over c and up through a. The end c is taken over a and through b.
- Any number of knots may be made on the same rope.