Type: Stopper knot.
Use: Secures the end of a fraying rope, orstops the rope going through a hole or pulley etc.
Remarks: Jams tight, so hard toundo.
Use: Securing rope to a post, and also startingsome lashings in pioneering.
Use: Tying tworopes together, but best left for tying the ends of a triangular bandage.
Remarks: Derives its name from use for ‘reefing’ sails.
Type: Stopper knot
Remarks: Less likely to jam,and results in a bigger stopper.
Use: Securing a rope to a post, but more securethan a clove hitch.
Remarks: If you turn the rope twice round the post it becomes ‘RoundTurn & Two Half Hitches’ – even more secure.
Use: Shortening a rope or temporaryrepair to a frayed part of the rope (Example: Frayed at X)