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For what purposes? For 'general' purpose, you should be able to get by just fine by making a bight in your line, then tying any knot you'd normally use in your situation using the bight as your line. This is known as tying a knot 'in the bight'. For example, the classic bowline could be used with the rope doubled up (aka; a double bowline), as can two half ...


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They are examples of a round turn and two half hitches. Sometimes known as an anchor hitch or a fisherman's hitch. http://www.animatedknots.com/roundturn/index.php?Categ=boating A Useful Boating Knot: A Round Turn and Two (or more) Half Hitches (ABOK # 1720, p 296) is useful for attaching a mooring line to a dock post or ring although probably less ...


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It finally clicked what that knot is. It's a slip knot that's been tied off with a half hitch. some of the knots look different because some are tied off right-handed while others are left-handed. I think I even know why that knot was used in that display case too. Whoever made that display and tied the knot is obviously artsie or crafty, and probably ...


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I think you did just fine. Key factors: You want the leather to be non flat, so the stone sits in in one place. This will get you far more consistent throws. You have in essence created the pocket by making the rim with the line. I think the common way is just to tie the line to the pocket material. You can make a better pocket by getting the leather ...



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