Introduction: Carrick Bend Loop
I call this the Carrick Bend Loop. The lower knot is a ordinary diamond /lanyard knot for size comparison.
Cord of desired color
I usually tie this knot around my fingers. Bring cord around as shown. Bring left hand end over, under, over, under and over as shown to form carrick bend
Bring lower end through bight as pictured.
Bring upper end through bight as shown.
Bring lower end across knot, under 2 strands [crossing point] as shown.
Bring other end across knot, under 2 strands [crossing point] as shown.
Bring each end around all strands and up through center of knot
Gradually tighten the knot. Do not rush this procedure. Now is the time to adjust the size of your loop.