Step-By-Step: How to Tie the Fisherman’s Knot

Got two short ropes, but need a long one? A fisherman’s knot can join the short ones together. Step One … Continued

Got two short ropes, but need a long one? A fisherman’s knot can join the short ones together.

Step One

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Loop one rope’s end around the other rope, then bring it over both ropes.

Step Two

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Bring the same end up and behind both ropes, creating two loops, then thread it through both loops and pull to tighten.

Step Three

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Loop the other rope’s end behind the two ropes.

Step Four

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Bring that rope up and over both ropes, and then behind them again, creating two loops. Survive any wilderness situation with these critical tips.

Step Five

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Thread this rope’s end through the two loops. Pull both anchored ends to tighten.