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Learn to tie knots

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25 Comments on Learn to tie knots

  1. I agree with many of you this a great and easy way to learn.My dad said he would get rope for me

  2. it is awesome

  3. really easy

  4. This is good, but I could still do this on my bike…


  6. In the handbook it looks hard but it is really easy


  7. i iove knots!!!!!!!!

  8. too bad you cant wach these

  9. themightychief // July 27, 2008 at 6:33 pm // Reply

    the diagonal lashing is [still] wrong.

  10. finland-garry // May 31, 2008 at 2:26 pm // Reply

    I’m so glad that this section has been added to the site! I’m often called upon to tie a knot, and find myself forgetting very easily. Even though I carry a guide to knots around, these tutorials were a lot easier for me to follow.

    Here are a few tips to knot tying sucess so you don’t forget as easily as me! 🙂

    -Always carry a book around, but don’ be afriad to spend a little money on the right one. I started with a black and white pocket guide that even my dad couldn’t make sense of! 🙂 (If you can’t get the money, talk to a scout troop leader to see if someone could lend you a book for trips or meetings where you will need to tie knots.)

    -Ask for help! Can’t decipher a tricky knot? Ask an adult, older sibling, or friend to give you a hand. It won’t be that hard to ask once you get over the fear of “feeling dumb” in front of others. Everyone needs help once in a while.

    -Look for some feedback from other kids! Go on and other websites to hear other advice and perspectives on knot-tying from boys your age.

  11. this is really helpful

  12. thewebelo // May 1, 2008 at 7:11 pm // Reply

    really good help

  13. As the video guide noted, the clove hitch is the most widely used knot. This is indeed so. To perform a round lashing for a flagpole, one has to begin and end with clove hitches. The square and floor lashings used to build a camp table also begin and end with clove hitches. Tripod lashing to build a camp chair also begins and ends with clove hitches. These are just a few of the great many uses of clove hitches.

  14. this is way better than the drictions in the scout handbook!

  15. this is relly helpful!!!!

  16. I’m a Webelos den leader, and this is an excellent reference on tieing knots!!! Thanks!!!!

  17. Excellent

  18. It’s one of the best ways to learn to tie Knots that I’ve heard about.

  19. this is very good reference


  20. Tieing nots are COOL !!!!!!

  21. I am a Cub Scout leader AND teach girls at camp; this will be awesome for both groups!!!!

  22. hardcorecamper // March 16, 2007 at 9:10 am // Reply

    This is the best way of teaching to tie knots I’ve evefr seen!

  23. so great way of teaching knots


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