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Fisherman's Bend Knot

The fisherman's hitch is particularly useful in making fast large hawsers.

Fisherman's Bend Knot illustration

 

How to Tie a Fisherman's Bend Knot

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Learn how to tie a Fisherman's Bend Knot.

Fisherman's Bend Knot tying illustration

  1. With the end of a rope take two turns around a spar, or through a ring.
  2. Take a half-hitch around the standing part and under all the turns.
  3. Then make a half-hitch round the standing part only and if desired seize the end to standing part.