Introduction: Ashley's Bend (aka ABOK 1452)

This is ABOK 1452 with the bights folded up to make it more streamlined.

It makes a secure loop suitable for lanyard or zipper pull.

Step 1:

Bring left hand end under itself to make a bight.

Step 2:

Bring other end up through the bight forming the loop for the lanyard/pull.

Step 3:

Bring that same end down under itself to make another bight.

Step 4:

Now both ends will be tucked down through hole A.

Step 5:

First the right hand end.

Step 6:

Then the left hand end.

Step 7:

Grab the loop in one hand and the two strands in the other and pull apart. Tighten the knot.