Follow these step by step pictures to learn how to tie a square knot. A square knot can be used for many different things like tying two ropes together or make a circle with one rope. It is the easiest knot I know how to tie.
<em>Proper</em> scouts call this a <a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/A-pocket-full-of-knots./step3/Reef-Knot/" rel="nofollow">Reef Knot</a>.&nbsp; It's on the <a href="http://www.scoutbase.org.uk/library/hqdocs/facts/pdfs/fs260016.pdf" rel="nofollow">World Membership Badge</a>.<br> <br> <strong>;-)</strong>
In my troop we just call a square knot, but thanks <br>
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.

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