The Double-overhand Knot

This is simply a logical extension of the regular overhand knot. The result is slightly larger, harder to untie. Kind of makes you wonder about the triple, quadruple, quintuple and sextuple overhand knots....

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Knot Video: How to Tie the Double-overhand Knot
Knot Tying Instructions

Step 1 - Make a regular, everyday overhand knot.

Step 2 - Add one extra loop.

Step 3 - Pull to tighten. It is worthwhile gently pushing it togther to form a nice tight, even knot, as in this picture.


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