Introduction: How to Tie a Sheep Shank Knot

This knot is often used for stopping a rope from snapping when there is a fray. This knot only stays when the rope is being pulled from either side.

Step 1:

First off, make a 'S' with the rope making sure that there is rope left over on either side of the 'S'.

Step 2:

Make a loop at either end of the 'S' making sure that the loops goes underneath.

Step 3:

Put the curves in the 'S' through the loops and pull the both sides of the rope tight.

Step 4:

You have now completed the sheep shank.