Essential Knots: Figure of eight
Use: Stopper knot, prevents a rope from being pulled through a hole e.g. through a block or ring.
Step 1. Make a bight. Pass the working end over the standing part to make a loop.
Step 2. Pass the working end under and up through the loop.
Step 3. Pull on the end and standing part to tighten the knot.
Practice tying a stopper knot at the end of a rope using a figure of eight knot.
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