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Knotty Knots
By Barb Stephens



Knot Descriptions
Match each description on the left to the appropriate knot name on the right.

For tightening and loosening a rope easily and on guy lines.
Square Knot
For tying a rope to a post or ring; it's strong but easy to
loosen.
Tautline Hitch
For tying a rope to a tree or post.
Clove Hitch
Used when you want a loop that will not slip or close up;
used for rescue work.
Sheet Bend
For tying two ropes together and for tying bandages
in first aid.
Bowline
For tying two ropes together, especially when one is
thicker than the other.
Two Half Hitches



Forget-Me "Knots"
Match the knot picture to the knot name.

Square Knot
Tautline Hitch
Clove Hitch
Sheet Bend
Bowline
Two Half Hitches


Last updated June 8, 1996

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