How to tie a square knot

Kiteman1 year ago
Proper scouts call this a Reef Knot.  It's on the World Membership Badge.

ebond99 (author)  Kiteman1 year ago
In my troop we just call a square knot, but thanks
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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