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How To Tie The Only Five Knots You’ll Ever Need

Wes Siler

How To Tie The Only Five Knots You'll Ever Need

There’s a million different knots for doing a million different things. But, these five are easy-to-learn, easy-to-tie and accomplish 99 percent of the jobs you’ll ever need a rope to do. Anyone can make these, here’s how.

Knot tying has always been one of my poorest skills. I think I actually earned the Velcro merit badge back in Boy Scouts instead. So, when it comes to using them, I need simple, easy, reliable ones that are still capable of performing real work, across a diverse array of tasks. These are the five knots I’ve learned and rely on. They get me through pretty much anything. Read more »