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Single Wall Knot

The Single Wall Knot is considered a "fancy knot" and is used for decorative knotting but is also used as a utility type knot. It is one of the more common decorative knots.

Single Wall Knot illustration

How to Tie a Single Wall Knot

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Learn how to tie a Single Wall Knot.

Single Wall Knot tying illustration

  1. Unlay the end of a rope, and with the strand a form a bight.
  2. Take the next strand b round the end of a.
  3. Take the last strand c round the end of b and through the bight made by a.
  4. Haul the ends taut.