Packer’s knot

Packer's knot step by step how to tie instructions
 
Packer's knot step by step how to tie instructions
Packer's knot step by step how to tie instructions
1. Pass the rope around an object.
Packer's knot step by step how to tie instructions
Packer's knot step by step how to tie instructions
2. A lightly tightened figure-eight knot is formed around the standing part of the line such that both ends emerge from the same point.
Packer's knot step by step how to tie instructions
Packer's knot step by step how to tie instructions
3. Pulling on the standing part tightens the binding.
Packer's knot step by step how to tie instructions
Packer's knot step by step how to tie instructions
4. After the desired degree of tension is reached, a locking half-hitch is added over the working end and pulled taut.
Packer's knot step by step how to tie instructions
Packer's knot step by step how to tie instructions
 
Packer's knot step by step how to tie instructions

Description

The packer’s knot is a binding knot which is easily pulled taut and quickly locked in position.

Use

It is most often made in small line or string, such as that used for hand baling, parcel tying, and binding roasts.

Releasing

Jamming

Security

Generally secure but less secure than the corned beef knot.

Other names

Packer’s knot, Butcher’s knot.

Tying

1. A lightly tightened figure-eight knot is formed around the standing part of the line such that both ends emerge
from the same point.
2. Pulling on the standing part tightens the binding.
3. After the desired degree of tension is reached, a locking half-hitch is added over the working end and pulled taut.

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