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- Covers hitches and lashings. Alphabetical listing with illustrations and common uses. Also includes terminology definitions.
- Covers the Figure 8, Fisherman's Bend, Reef knot, and Marling hitch. Illustrations.
Shooting Star's Marlinspike Page
- Covers common boating knots including the Anchor bend, the Carrick bend, the Buntline hitch, and several variations of the Bowline. Animated illustrations and step-by-step instructions. Table showing the relative strength of the knots.
Six Exploding Knots
- Covers six knots that untie easily, including the Sliding Butterfly, Double Carrick bend, and Clove Hitch Biting a Bight. Step-by-step illustrations with instructions and a table of properties.
Sophia-Antipolis Speleogical Society
- Covers common caving knots including the double figure-8 on a bight and the farmer's knot. Illustrations.
Sporting Adventures Kids Knots
- Covers the Bowline, the Fisherman's, the Clove hitch, and the Blood knot. Animated with instructions. Requires Shockwave Player.
- Covers common fishing knots including the Arbor knot, the Berkley braid, the King Sling knot and the Nail knot. Step by step illustrations and instructions.
The Knotting Dictionary of Kännet
- Covers some common and some uncommon knots, including the Reef knot, Square knot, Sheepshank, Simple Simon Over, Monkey's Fist, and Vice Versa. Illustrations and common uses. What the knot is called in other languages. User-submitted comments.
The Lehigh Group
- Covers common marine knots, plus the Hangman's knot, the Scaffold knot, and the Gallows knot. Illustrations and common uses.
The Pitzen Knot
- Illustrations and step-by-step instructions.
The Prusik Knot
- Discussion, comments, and tips regarding the use of this knot for both sailing and climbing. History.
- Common scouting knots including the Tautline hitch, the Trucker's hitch, and the Sheet bend. Animations and photos of the finished knots.
University of New England Mountaineering Club
- Covers the Alpine Butterfly, Bowline, Clove hitch, and Fisherman's knot. Animation and common uses.
- Definitions of terminology. Covers a variety of knots including the Walker, the Cat's Paw, the Blackwall hitch, and the Single Wall knot. Groups related knots together. Illustrations and instructions.
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