Stopper Knots

In Line Figure 8 Loop

The In Line Figure 8 Loop is used for a load that will be more or less parallel to the standing part. This loop knot can be pulled through a pulley easier than other loop knots.

 

Step #1

Start with the standing part of the rope.

In line Figure 8 Loop - Step 1

Step #2

Twist the standing part to create a loop, as shown.

In line Figure 8 Loop - Step 2

Step #3

Bring the loop behind the standing part.

In line Figure 8 Loop - Step 3

Step #4

Wrap the loop back around the standing part.

In line Figure 8 Loop - Step 4

Step #5

Insert the loop back through itself, to the side of the standing part that comes down out of the knot.

In line Figure 8 Loop - Step 5

Finished In Line Figure 8 Loop - Front View

To dress the knot, pull the standing part coming out of the top of the knot. Then pull on the loop to set the knot.

Finished In line Figure 8 Loop

Finished In Line Figure 8 Loop - Opposite View

Opposite view.

Finished In line Figure 8 Loop


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