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Our Knot of the Week series continues today with an interesting binding knot called the Miller’s Knot.
There are quite a few different names for this knot, including the Sack Knot and the Bag Knot, but we’ve chosen the terminology that the Ashley Book of Knots uses to describe this knot.
The Miller’s Knot was originally used as a binding knot by Millers to tie up the necks of flour and grain sacks, but it can also be used as a temporary seizing for whipping the end of a rope.
Miller’s Knot » Hitches
(Strength: 5/Secure: 4/Stability: 4/Difficulty: 2)Please refer to our Knot of the Week introduction post for a description of what these ratings mean.
- To tie up the neck of a sack or bag
- Temporary whipping on the end of a rope
- Binding one object to another
- Start out by making a wrap around the sack with both ends toward you
- The right side will become your working and and cross over the standing part
- Create a second turn around the standing part
- Loosen the standing part and tuck the working end into the standing part
- Pull both the working end and the standing end to tighten
View the gallery or YouTube video below and follow along with the steps above!
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