Basic nodes

Basic nodes

THE FLAT NODE

1 When tying a flat knot, start by passing the right end of the rope over and under the left end.
2 Then weave the left end under and over the right end, holding both ends firmly, as shown in the picture.
3 Pull off the knot by pulling both ends in opposite directions. The knot can also be tied the other way around. remember, to always postpone the wrong end the second time, from which it started.

THE RESCUE JUNCTION

1 This knot allows you to make a loop out of a rope, which will not go away, nor will it tighten. First you need to make a small loop on the rope, and then as in the saying: “A rabbit came out of the burrow, flew around the tree and returned to the burrow ".
2 End of the rope (rabbit) we put the loop forming through the loop (burrow), then we follow the rope (a tree) over the knot and threaded back through the loop (burrow).
3 We pull the end of the rope and the rope, tightening the knot. This knot is often used to tie a rope around the waist and belay, therefore it is worth learning to tie him.

EIGHT

1 This knot allows you to make a loop, that you can gird about something, for example a branch, as it allows two ropes to be joined together. Make one loop approx 60 cm, so that the end of the rope comes out of the bottom.
2 Wrap the loose end over the rope and loop, and then pass through the loop from below, so that the rope forms an eight.
3 Pull the rope on both sides, to tighten the knot. This way you will get the simplest variation of the eight, which you can tie at the end of the rope.
4 To make a loop, Wrap the loose end of the rope around an object, then put it back in the eight.
5 Pull the loose end through the figure-eight and, wrapping it, pass it back through the first loop of the figure-eight..
6 Tighten the knot by pulling the rope on one side, and on the other for a loop. This knot is often used by climbers to tie a rope.