Tag Archive: Knot of the Week

Knot of the Week HD: How to Tie a Square Knot, Thief Knot and Other Variations

August 13, 2015 5:49 pm Published by 13 Comments

Today, we’re reintroducing our Knot of the Week series with high-definition video, better angles and more information! Knot tying is... View Article

Knot Tying Resources in Praise of the Humble Knot

April 14, 2015 5:22 pm Published by 12 Comments

If you’ve been reading ITS for awhile, it will come as no surprise that we’re advocates for learning the skill... View Article

Knot of the Week: Modern Samurai Armor Knot Work with the Dragonfly Knot

July 11, 2014 12:21 pm Published by 9 Comments

While recently visiting the Japanese Samurai Armor Exhibit at the Kimbell Museum in Fort Worth, the intricate cordage and knot... View Article

Knot of the Week: How to Tie an Ocean Plait Mat

June 9, 2014 11:38 am Published by 2 Comments

The Ocean Plait Mat, or Thump Mat was originally woven by sailors and hung at various locations around a ship... View Article

Hojo Cord

Knot of the Week: Japanese Rope Restraint with Hojo Cord or Hayanawa

June 2, 2014 2:01 pm Published by 12 Comments

Hojōjutsu is the ancient Japanese martial art of restraint using cordage. This cordage is commonly referred to as Hojo Cord,... View Article

Knot of the Week: Tying a Barrel Knot for Single Line Rappelling

April 29, 2014 4:38 pm Published by 15 Comments

In one of our more recent articles on setting up an urban rappel, we went over two methods for tying... View Article

Knot of the Week: Eliminate Zipper Jingle with Paracord Pulls

March 4, 2014 6:08 pm Published by 4 Comments

On today’s Knot of the Week, we’ll be demonstrating three different options for silencing your zippers with paracord pulls. As... View Article

Paracord Paddle Wrapping 50

Knot of the Week: How to Wrap a Paddle or Handle with Paracord

August 1, 2013 12:47 pm Published by 16 Comments

If you’ve been in the Military, particularly the Navy, then you’ve probably seen the intricate work that’s been done with... View Article

How to Coil and Carry a Rope for Climbing or Rappelling

September 19, 2012 3:44 pm Published by 6 Comments

In this week’s Knot of the Week we’ll show you how to coil a climbing rope so that you can... View Article

Boonie Hat Paracord Storage Sinnet: A Quick-Release Method to Store 550 Cord

August 24, 2012 2:16 pm Published by 12 Comments

On today’s latest Knot of the Week, I’ll be explaining a method I’ve found for not only storing paracord on... View Article

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