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A butterfly knot is a fixed loop tied in the middle of a rope. It's the knot of choice to form a fixed loop when making a rope ...
Determine where along the Standing Part you want the knot tied. (For Rope Tackles, tie the Butterfly Knot near the Anchor Point, leaving enough room to apply strain to ...
Form a large overhand loop (Loop 1).
Twist Loop 1 forming a second overhand loop (Loop 2).
Pass Loop 2 under both Loop 1 and the Standing Part. (Loop 2 is now the "running end.") Click here for Knot Tying Terminology.
Pass Loop 2 back over the Standing Part and down through Loop 1.
Pull Loop 2 completely through Loop 1.
Finish the butterfly knot by tightly pulling Loop 2 and both sides of the Standing Part.
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