How to Tie a Slipped Overhand Knot

This knot is perfect for securing a line to a bar or post.

November 19, 2013

By Colin Jarman

With more than 60 how-to instructions for knots, bends, and hitches, The Knot Tying Bible (Firefly Books, 2013) is the perfect reference for when you need to get the job done. Author Colin Jarman has over 40 years of experience as a professional sailing writer and photographer. The excerpt is taken from “Agricultural Knots.”

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