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Double Sheet Bend

 

The Double Sheet Bend, like the Sheet Bend is used to fasten a small line to a larger one. A more secure knot, the Double Sheet Bend may be employed when a sheet bend may not have enough friction to hold well.

To Tie a Double Sheet Bend:

Pass the end of one rope #1 around the bight of rope #2.
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Wrap rope #1 completely around the bight.
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Direct rope #1 under its own standing part and through the front end of the bight.
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Repeat step #2.
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Repeat step #3.
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Pull both ends of rope #1 together until the knot tightens.
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Double Sheet Bend Video

 

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