Double overhand knot

Double overhand knot step by step how to tie instructions
 
Double overhand knot step by step how to tie instructions
Double overhand knot step by step how to tie instructions
1. Form a loop.
Double overhand knot step by step how to tie instructions
Double overhand knot step by step how to tie instructions
2. Feed the working end of the rope through the loop like creating overhand knot.
Double overhand knot step by step how to tie instructions
Double overhand knot step by step how to tie instructions
3. Feed the rope through the loop one more time.
Double overhand knot step by step how to tie instructions
Double overhand knot step by step how to tie instructions
4. Pull on both ends of the rope.
Double overhand knot step by step how to tie instructions
Double overhand knot step by step how to tie instructions
5. Tighten.
Double overhand knot step by step how to tie instructions

Description

The double overhand knot is simply a logical extension of the regular overhand knot,
made with one additional pass. The result is slightly larger and more difficult to untie.

Use

Used as a stopper knot.
Also it is sometimes used to secure items to posts.

Releasing

Jamming

Security

Secure. More difficult to untie compared to overhand knot.

Tying

1. Form a loop.
2. Feed the working end of the rope through the loop like creating overhand knot.
3. Feed the rope through the loop one more time.
4. Tighten.

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