figure eight knot

How To Tie A Figure Eight Knot

Learning how to tie a figure eight knot can come in handy around the campsite.

It’s generally used as a stopper knot for more complex knots, but can also make the end of a thicker piece of rope more manageable. That big ol’ rope swing at the swimming hole will be easier to use with a figure eight knot on the end. An added bonus is that it will also keep the knot from fraying.