All knotted up
You don’t have to be a sailor or a boy scout to know your way around the knotted end of a rope. Knowing a few basic knots can actually be quite the life-saver. We’ve decided on what we think are the five essential knot types and given some instructions on how to ties them. Master these five knots; in most cases, they’re the only ones you’ll ever need.
Use this knot to tie super -strong loops that can be easily untied. The bowline knot makes a secure loop at the end of a rope. And it has many uses; for example, you can use these knots to fasten a mooring line to a ring or a post.