Figure-of-eight knot


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Related to Figure-of-eight knot: bowline knot, square knot
a knot shaped like the figure 8. See Illust. under Knot.

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Now I too can tie a double figure-of-eight knot, thread a belay device and hang precariously from brightly-coloured bumps on the wall.
And if you still haven't worked out the difference between a bowline and a figure-of-eight knot, then ask the 42nd Brighton Cubs, who've set up a great knot site at www.
Jamie taught us a figure-of-eight knot, and how to use it on the harness.