The Knotting Dictionary of Kännet
   
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Knots:
Reefknot
Fisherman's Knot
Water Knot
Sheetbend
Lark's head
Round Turn
Timber Hitch
Fisherman's loop
Bowline
Prussick
Clove Hitch
Sheepshank
Jug Sling Hitch
Whipping
Round hitch
Slippery round hitch
Pile Hitch
Two Half Hitches
Buntline Hitch
Monkey's fist
Diamond knot
Simple Simon Over
Double Simon
Simple Simon Under
Vice Versa


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Fisherman's Loop

Fisherman's Loop
A fixed loop. Quick to make. The name of the knot comes from the time when the fishermen could not write. Instead of a handwritten letter, the fisherman sent this knot home to his fiancee, with the two knots a bit separated. If it came back with the knots toghether, the answer was... YES!

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