This is a way to shorten rope that my friend and I came up with while we were at a scout camp.
It is a chain of slipknots that will come either come undone when both ends are pulled simultaneously or stay together when the end is knotted
(This is my first instructable so be vicious with what i could improve)

Step 1: Materials

All you need to do this is a length of rope that you want shortened and about 5 to 10 minutes of time depending on the length of the rope
Even though this is not something entirely new, it is a good thing to post. As you can read from the many comments, this technique can be used in many different ways for many different purposes. Perhaps readers who have not seen it before will think of new ways to use it.<br> <br>We use this daisy chain to gather up the extra line when tying up our horses. It stays out of the way of their hooves, it doesn't come apart if they pull it from their end, and if they panic for some reason it comes apart quickly from my end. <br><br>Good job on your first Instructable. It is easy to understand and you have provided lots of photos.
this is crochetting
It's a daisy chain...
Its called a daisy chain...
next time check the spelling
where does is it incorrect?
I have always known that knot as a daisy chain or a chain sinnet.<br/><br/><a rel="nofollow" href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chain_sinnet">http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chain_sinnet</a><br/><br/>The link showes you the Wiki on that knot.<br/>
U.S. Paratroopers call this a static line! It's what they hook up to that cable in the airplane with the other end to the rip cord of their parachute before they jump out....like in the movies. It keeps the long line short while in the plane and from getting tangled. Also works good with extension cords.
I've always called this fingerknitting... Great instructable, good pictures, Descriptive..... I hope your second is just as good!
quick way to make a daisy chain or gear loop when you're rock climbing....if you've got more gear than you've got places to hang it....do this to some parachord or rope or whatever and you've got a pretty quick gear loop as long as you knot the ends
I came up with this same process! lol. You can also use it for longer sections as well... when you get up to 50 or 100 ft of rope, you can also double or quadruple the rope up, though still knotting it the same way. When camping or rigging things, its nice to not have to spend forever untangling the rope. :)
I came up with this teqnice to (i stink at spelling ;) )
Congratulations. You have just crocheted without a hook. Of course it would take a LARGE hook when using thick rope. Rope may make some interesting projects.
I used this when I was backpacking and I had somewhere in the neighborhood of a few dozen feet of rope. By chaining it like this and then chaining the chain you can clip a large amount of rope onto a pack easily

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