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Sheet Bend Knot

The Sheet Bend Knot is structurally related to the Bowline Knot. It is used for tying two ropes of different diameters, is considered an essential knot to know and is more secure than the Reef Knot.

Sheet Bend Knot illustration

How to Tie a Sheet Bend Knot

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Learn how to tie a Sheet Bend Knot.

Sheet Bend Knot tying instructions

  1. Pass the end of one rope through the bight of another.
  2. Go around both parts of the other and under its own standing parts.