Introduction: Fiador Knot Lanyard

A easy way to tie this confusing knot used as a horse halter. The extra loops that make up a fiador knot make it ideal for use as a lanyard.

For an alternate way to tie the knot See

Step 1:

Fold cord in half and bring folded end over itself to form upper loop of fiador

Step 2:

Bring the 2 ends under the loop to form the bottom loops of the fiador

Step 3:

Turn the bottom strand of the upper loop over the top strand and shift the inner circle to the left over the outer circle (circle made inn step 1)

Step 4:

Bring right hand end over, under the two strands of the loop

Step 5:

Bring left hand end - under, over the two strands

Step 6:

and bring that same end under everything and up through the lower loop as shown

Step 7:

Bring the remaining end under and up through the upper loop

Step 8:

Grab the two ends and the upper loop in one hand, and the two lower loops in the other hand and pull in opposite directions to form the knot

Step 9:

Slowly, one strand at a time tighten the knot to form the fiador

Step 10:

You can use it as it stands or tie another fiador above it as I did here

Step 11:

If you are going to cut 0ff the ends close to the fiador: For security tie the ends together with a constrictor knot. Push the constrictor as close to the crown and wall before tightening it and trimming the ends. For synthetic material trim the ends and sear them together with a flame