The Boy Scout Handbook Through the Years

Each scout handbook since the original 1911 edition reflects its era, and the 1990 revision is today as sophisticated a guide as any to living the good, green life.

Halter, Slip, or Running Knot
Halter, Slip, or Running Knot: A bight is first formed and an overhand knot made with the end around the standing part. 
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