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Bowstring Knot

 

The Bowstring Knot, also called a Honda Knot is the loop knot commonly used in a lasso. Its round shape, especially when tied in stiff rope, helps it slide freely along the rope it is tied around.

To Tie a Bowstring Knot:

Tie an Overhand Knot.
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Bring the end of the rope around and back through the Overhand Knot, then tie an Overhand Knot in the end of the rope to act as a "stopper knot".
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Dress and set the knot.
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You can feed the main line through the loop to form a lasso.
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Bowstring Knot Video

 

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