The Figure Eight Knot


The Figure Eight Knot is a stopper knot. It is used at the end of a line to keep it from sneaking away. Often seen at the end of jib sheets.

Step by Step Instructions

Form a loop going over the standing part

Now loop under the standing part

Pass over the first part of the initial loop

And through the loop. Tighten and you're done. Remember - Over, Under, Over and Through.

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