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Here are a collection of [[Boy Scout Portal|Boy Scout]] knots for special purposes.
Here are a collection of [[Boy Scout Portal|Boy Scout]] knots for special purposes.
==Figure Eight==
==Figure Eight==
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[[Image:Figure_Eight.gif|right|thumb|Animation of how to tie a Figure Eight knot]]
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[[Image:Figure_Eight.gif|right|Animation of how to tie a Figure Eight knot]]
:''Loop over the top. Loop under. Go down through the hole. Pull tight.''
:''Loop over the top. Loop under. Go down through the hole. Pull tight.''
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;Required for:
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==Sheep Shank==
==Sheep Shank==
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[[Image:Sheep_Shank.gif|thumb|Animation of how to tie a Sheep Shank]]
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[[Image:Sheep_Shank.gif|Animation of how to tie a Sheep Shank]]
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;Required for:
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==Bowline on a Bight==
==Bowline on a Bight==
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[[Image:Bowline_on_a_Bight.gif|thumb|Animation of how to tie a Bowline on a Bight]]
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[[Image:Bowline_on_a_Bight.gif|Animation of how to tie a Bowline on a Bight]]
{{clear}}
{{clear}}
==Braiding==
==Braiding==
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[[Image:Braiding.gif|thumb|Animation of how to Braid]]
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[[Image:Braiding.gif|Animation of how to Braid]]
{{clear}}
{{clear}}
==Carrick Bend==
==Carrick Bend==
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[[Image:Carrick_Bend.gif|thumb|Animation of how to tie a Carrick Bend]]
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[[Image:Carrick_Bend.gif|Animation of how to tie a Carrick Bend]]
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{{clear}}
==Cow Hitch==
==Cow Hitch==
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[[Image:Cow_Hitch.gif|thumb|Animation of how to tie a Cow Hitch (Larks Head)]]
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[[Image:Cow_Hitch.gif|Animation of how to tie a Cow Hitch (Larks Head)]]
{{clear}}
{{clear}}
==Double Sheet Bend==
==Double Sheet Bend==
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[[Image:Double_Sheet_bend.gif|thumb|Animation of how to tie a Double Sheet Bend]]
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[[Image:Double_Sheet_bend.gif|Animation of how to tie a Double Sheet Bend]]
{{clear}}
{{clear}}
==Double Bowline==
==Double Bowline==
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[[Image:Double_Bowline.gif|thumb|Animation of how to tie a Double Bowline]]
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[[Image:Double_Bowline.gif|Animation of how to tie a Double Bowline]]
{{clear}}
{{clear}}
==Figure Eight Loop==
==Figure Eight Loop==
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[[Image:Figure_Eight_Loop.gif|thumb|Animation of how to tie a Figure Eight Loop]]
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[[Image:Figure_Eight_Loop.gif|Animation of how to tie a Figure Eight Loop]]
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{{clear}}
==Surgeons Knot==
==Surgeons Knot==
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[[Image:Surgeons_Knot.gif|thumb|Animation of how to tie a Surgeons Knot]]
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[[Image:Surgeons_Knot.gif|Animation of how to tie a Surgeons Knot]]
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Revision as of 20:53, December 12, 2008

image:Book.gif See Knots for more information.
There are two great pages you can print:   
  • Step-By-Step Knots: 11 Basic Knots fit on the front and back of one page.
  • Six Boy Scout Knots by John Geffre
  • Here are a collection of Boy Scout knots for special purposes.

    Contents

    Figure Eight

    Animation of how to tie a Figure Eight knot
    Loop over the top. Loop under. Go down through the hole. Pull tight.
    Required for

    Sheep Shank

    Animation of how to tie a Sheep Shank

    Required for

    Bowline on a Bight

    Animation of how to tie a Bowline on a Bight

    Braiding

    Animation of how to Braid

    Carrick Bend

    Animation of how to tie a Carrick Bend

    Cow Hitch

    Animation of how to tie a Cow Hitch (Larks Head)

    Double Sheet Bend

    Animation of how to tie a Double Sheet Bend

    Double Bowline

    Animation of how to tie a Double Bowline

    Figure Eight Loop

    Animation of how to tie a Figure Eight Loop

    Surgeons Knot

    Animation of how to tie a Surgeons Knot

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