Tie A Sheet Bend: This one is a little weird, but nothing works better for tying different types of material together and joining different thicknesses of rope. This knot even joins together lines or materials that normally couldn’t be joined together.
With the sheet bend, you bend the thicker or more slippery rope into a “j” shape (like a fish hook). You then pass the other rope through the fish hook from behind, wrap around the entire fishhook once and then tuck the smaller line under itself. This knot is almost a square knot, and would be if you passed the tag end back down through the “J”. But that small change would eliminate this knot’s ability to work on different diameter materials. Strange, isn’t it?
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