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Fireman's Chair Knot

 

A Fireman's Chair Knot, also known as the Handcuff Knot is an inline knot with two adjustable loops in opposing directions.

To Tie a Fireman's Chair Knot:

Make a half hitch. Right under left. Loop away from you.
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Make a second hitch. Again, right under left.
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Bring right hitch on front of left hitch.
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Pull loop through like shown.
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Pull each loop outwards.
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Pull each loop until loop is large enough to fit a person. Make sure the center knot tightens as you do this.
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Make a half hitch. Right under left, exactly like the start.
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Put loop through half hitch.
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Bring half hitch up to center knot and tighten.
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Make another half hitch but this time on the right side. Again, right under left.
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Put loop through half hitch.
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Bring half hitch up to center of the knot and tighten.
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Your finished knot.
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