How to Tie a Figure Eight Knot

Introduction: How to Tie a Figure Eight Knot

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Welcome to my channel How to Knot and in this video, I will be showing you how to tie a figure eight knot. Beyond a general purpose knot, this can also be used in climbing, camping, and sailing. This is a type of stopper knot used to prevent ropes from running out of hardware devices. The figure eight knot can jam under strain, but can also be undone much easier than compared to an overhand knot.

Be sure to check out the descriptive video at the end to help for further understand.

Step 1:

First start by creating a loop.

Wrap the working end around one more time on the standing part.

Pass the working end through the look.

Tight and dress the knot.

Step 2: Watch Video

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    2 years ago

    Okay...Boy Scout in me.... A figure eight knot I was taught is "left over right and under, right over left and under"... Totally different look than what you are depicting. Sorry