Kiteman2 years ago
Proper scouts call this a Reef Knot.  It's on the World Membership Badge.

ethanb34 (author)  Kiteman2 years ago
In my troop we just call a square knot, but thanks
slaitch Kiteman2 years ago
But proper sailors call it a square knot. A reef knot is the version where the final tuck is a loop instead of an end. Makes it much easier to take apart after it's had a load on it.