Knot Tying Honor Requirements

Knot Tying Honor Requirements



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Knot Tying

1. Define the following terms:

  1. Bight
  2. Running end
  3. Standing part
  4. Underhand loop
  5. Overhand loop
  6. Turn
  7. Bend
  8. Hitch
  9. Splice
  10. Whipping

2. Know how to care for rope.
3. Describe the difference between laid rope and braided rope and list three uses of each.
4. Identify the following types of rope:

  1. Manila
  2. Sisal
  3. Nylon
  4. Polypropylene

5. What are some advantages and disadvantages of synthetic rope?
6. Do the following to rope:

  1. Splice
  2. Eye splice
  3. Back splice
  4. Finish the end of a rope with a double crown, whipping, or a Matthew Walker's knot.

7. Make a six-foot piece of three-strand twisted rope from native materials or twine.
8. From memory tie at least 20 of the following knots and know their common uses and limitations. Demonstrate how they are used.

Anchor bend
Lark's head
Man harness knot
Bowline on a bight
Miller's knot
Butterfly loop knot or Alpine
Packer's knot
Butterfly knot
Pipe hitch
Carrick bend
Prusik knot
Cat's paw
Clove hitch
Sheet bend
Constrictor knot
Slip knot
Crown knot
Slipped half hitch
Double bow
Slipped sheet bend
Double sheet bend
Square knot
Figure eight
Stevedore's knot
Fisherman's bend
Strangle knot
Fisherman's loop
Surgeon's knot
Halter hitch
Tautline hitch
Hunter's bend
Timber hitch
Lariat or Bowstring knot
Two half hitches

Skill Level 2
Original Honor 1975

General Conference
2001 Edition

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