The Curious Autodidact

May 15, 2009

Knotty Lesson

Filed under: helpful hints,origin of phrases — Honilima @ 11:15 am
Lines at the ready

Lines at the ready

Can you tie these knots above? 1: Overhand Knot 2: Figure-eight Knot 3: Reef (Square) Knot 4: Sheet (Becket) Bend 5: Carrick Bend 6: Bowline 7: Clove Hitch 8: Timber Hitch 9: Taut-line Hitch 10: Sheepshank

If not take a look at a twenty year old article from the Mother Earth News that will teach you some rope terms you likely have never known.


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