Tag Archives: Knot of the Week

How to Tie the Solomon Bar Knot for a DIY Knot Board Display

The Solomon Bar Knot is a decorative knot and will be the last knot we tie for our DIY Knot… View Article

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How to Tie a Heaving Line for a DIY Knot Board Display

A Heaving Line is perfect for weighting the end of a throwing line. It’s also faster to tie and lighter… View Article

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How to Tie the Sheepshank Knot for a DIY Knot Board Display

The Sheepshank Knot, named for its supposed resemblance to a meaty leg bone, is a great hitch to use to… View Article

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Rope Terminology for the DIY Knot Board Display

Knowing the correct terminology for tying knots can help you better understand how to tie them or explain the process… View Article

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How to Tie the Alpine Butterfly for a DIY Knot Board Display

The Alpine Butterfly is perfect for quickly creating a loop in a rope to use as a tie in point…. View Article

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How to Tie the Highwayman’s Hitch for a DIY Knot Board Display

Whether you’re holding up a stagecoach or simply mooring a small boat, the Highwayman’s Hitch is the knot for you…. View Article

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How to Tie the Half Hitch and Right Angle for a DIY Knot Board Display

Basic hitches might not be the most secure knots, but they’re important to learn and can be used to attach… View Article

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How to Tie the Girth Hitch for a DIY Knot Board Display

The Girth Hitch is one of the simplest out there, but it can be an extremely useful knot. This week,… View Article

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Skills You Can Learn in an Afternoon – Gear Tasting Radio 80

Ever found yourself with a couple hours to spare? Consider learning a skill! This week on Gear Tasting Radio, we… View Article

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How to Tie a Square Knot and Thief’s Knot for a DIY Knot Board Display

Continuing our DIY Knot Board Display, this week Bryan demonstrates tying both the Square Knot and the Thief’s Knot. The… View Article

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