Introduction: ABOK 1424

Ashley calls this knot a very secure decorative knot.

He also points out that both faces of the knot are similar in appearance to the sheet bend knot.

Step 1:

Make an overhand knot as shown.

Step 2:

Bring working end (WE) to the left.

Step 3:

Bring the other end to the right over the WE. forming two bights at top of knot.

Step 4:

In the next two steps:

End A will go under two strands and up through bight a.

End B will go over two strands and down through bight b.

Step 5:

Under two and up through bight.

Step 6:

Over two and down through bight.

Tighten knot.