Figure 8 Knot

Figure 8 Knot is very simple knot - it is used as stopper knot on the rope's end. It is larger than Overhand Knot, but smaller than Double Overhand Knot. It can be unbind more easily than Overhand Knot, even if it was under large load.

how to tie figure 8 knot

How to tie a Figure 8 Knot

Figure 8 knot is a very simple knot.

On the photos below, you can see how this knot is tied. Also, you can click on small photos to see larger gallery.

Pass the rope's end (tail) over and then under the rope. Then pass the tail through the loop and complete the knot by pulling the rope ends and tightening the knot.