Knots

Knot/Hitch/Lashing/Splice Requirement Purpose/Use
Blood Loop/Barrel Knot Fishing MB tie two lines together
Bowline First Class rescue knot/tie a fixed loop in a rope
Bowline on a Bight Pioneering tie two semi-fixed loops in a rope
Butterfly knot/noose Pioneering tie a fixed loop in a rope
Carrick Bend Pioneering tie two ropes together
Cat's Paw Pioneering attach a rope to a hook or the end of a spar
Clinch Knot Fishing MB tie a hook to a line (make a leader)
Clove Hitch First Class attach rope to a log/start a lashing other than diagonal
Constrictor Pioneering same as a clove hitch but more secure
Double Sheet Bend Pioneering same as sheet bend but more secure
Draw Hitch Pioneering quick release hitch
Figure 8 follow through Climbing MB attach a rope to a harness
Figure 8 on a bight Climbing MB attach a rope to a beaner
Fisherman's Knot Pioneering tie two ropes together
Grapevine/Double Fisherman's Climbing MB tie climbing ropes together
Honda Knot Pioneering tie a fixed loop in a rope used for lariats
Larks Head Extra attach a rope to a spar
Masthead/Jury Knot Pioneering tie multiple (3 or 4) loops in a rope
Palomar Knot Fishing MB tie a lure to a line (lead head jig)
Pipe Hitch (two styles) Pioneering attach a rope to a pipe/spar (won't slip under load)
Prusik Knot Pioneering attach a loop of rope to another rope (won't slip under load)
Rolling Hitch Pioneering attach a rope to a spar
Sheep Shank Pioneering shorten a rope or bypass a bad spot in a rope
Sheet Bend Pioneering tie two ropes of different sizes together
Square Knot Pioneering tie two ropes of a same size together
Tautline Tenderfoot slip knot that doesn't slide under pressure
Timber Hitch First Class attach a rope to a log/start a diagonal lashing
Turle Knot Fishing MB attach a fly to a line
Two Half Hitches Tenderfoot slip knot
Water Knot Climbing MB tie webbing together
Diagonal Lashing Pioneering attach two non-touching spars you don't want to move
Shear Lashing Pioneering attach two parallel spars as for an A-Frame
Square Lashing/Modified Square Pioneering attach two touching spars you don't want to move
Back/End Splice Pioneering
Eye Splice Pioneering
Short Splice Pioneering

 
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