7 Knots Every Scout Should Know – First Knot Tying Video on YouTube – Scouting Knot


“To tie a knot seems to be a simple thing, and yet there are right ways and wrong ways of doing it, and Scouts ought to know the right way.” Baden-Powell, Scouting for Boys 1915 [ ♫ ] 7 Knots Every Scout Should Know The Square Knot Place the right end over the left. Tuck the right end under the left. Place the left end over the right. Tuck the right end under the left. Pull the two sides tout. The knot should slide like this if tied correct. Two Half Hitches Place the standing part over the stick. Bring the working end up on the right. Loop the working end under the standing part. Pull up the slack. Run the working end over the standing part. Loop the working end under the standing part. Pull up the slack. Taut-Line Hitch Run the working end under the standing part. Loop around again. Remove the slack… Run the working end under its self upwards. Run the working end under the standing part. Loop the working end up over the standing part. Pull the working end threw the tuck. Pull out the slack. If tied correctly the last loop will look like a Clove Hitch with an extra under loop. Timber Hitch Pull the working end up towards you from under the timber. Loop the working end under the standing part. Pull the working end up and over its self. Run the working end under its self. Loop the working end around. Repeat this motion with the working end several times. Pull out the slack to complete the knot. Clove Hitch Place the working end over and pull up. Cross over the standing part. Pull up the working end. Leaving slack in the knot. Put the working end under the standing part. Pull out the slack to complete the knot. Bowline Knot Make a top loop on the standing part. Run the working end up threw the loop. Check that you have a top loop. Run the working end around the standing part. Pull the working end forward. Run the working end back into the loop. Pull out the slack. Holding only the stand part at the top and the working end under the loop. Sheet Bend Make a standing bight on the left. Run the working end up threw the bight. Move the working end around the standing part. Run the working end under its self. Pull out the slack. [ ♫ ]

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