Tie a Knot

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Method 1: Clove Hitch Knot

Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, I am going to show you how to tie a clove hitch knot with the rope end.

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    As you may be aware, to hitch originally meant to tie your horse to something, a hitching post
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    This is a place where cowboys or other banditos would tie their horses up outside of the tavern or bordello just before entering. So you could use this to tie up your dog or for tying something to a stick or a piece of wood.
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    First we will take the piece of rope, place over the object we want to tie it around
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    Then we will go under, like so
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    Then we will go over this tail
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    Under again
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    Place the tail under the loop we just made
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    Pull it tight
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    So this is how you can hitch a piece of rope or your dogs lead or your horse's reins to a piece of wood or to a hitching post
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    On its own, it can be a little insecure
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    As you can see there is nothing to really stop it, so what your would do is make another knot on top
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    Make a simple knot such as this and tie it on top
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    That gives it a lot more stability
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    You have been watching a video of how to make the tie a clove hitched knot using the rope end
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    If you have any comments or knot related questions, you can leave them in the section below. You have been watching VisiHow. Goodbye.
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Video: Ways to Tie a Knot Clove Hitched Knot

Method 2: Clove Hitch Using Half Hitches

Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, I am going to show you how to make Clove Hitch using Half Hitches. A Clove Hitch Knot on its own, can often become loose, and be insecure and so by adding half hitches we can increase its security.To begin with were going to take a piece of rope.

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    And we're going to create a noose crossing over from right to left
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    We're going to place the noose over the object we would like to hitch to
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    You can see it's making a nice cross here
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    Then, we're going to create another noose from the left side
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    Then we are going to place that again over the object we want to tie our self too
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    Now on it own, it's more secure than a clove hitch, but we can make it more secure by adding more hitches
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    We add a hitch here
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    Then also, once again add another hitch from this side
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    You can see it's creating a pattern again
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    And increasing the security of the knot
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    And we can repeat this process several times, according to our needs, if we're mooring a boat or things like this.So you have been watching a video, on how to tie a clove hitch knot using half hitches if you have any other knot related queries, please leave in the comment section below
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Video: Ways to Tie a Knot Clove Hitch Using Half Hitches

Method 3: Double Fisherman Knot

Hello and Welcome to VisiHow. In this video. I'm going to show you how to make a double fishermen knot, which is used in climbing, in conjunction with a figure eight knot. To begin, we are going to take a piece of rope.

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    We're going to double it up like so
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    And then going to go right to left
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    We are going to take one tail and cross it over another
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    Next we're going to cross underneath
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    And trying to leave a hole here, which we will put the tail through soon
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    We're going to cross again, and it is important to cross over underneath
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    And cross back over itself
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    Now as you can see we're crossed under and we have two holes here
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    We're going to put the tail through this hole, these two holes and pull it tight
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    Pull it tight
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    As you can see here, it making a cross
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    If we turn it around, it is going to make an equal sign, two independent strands
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    So this is how you know if you performed the knot correctly
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    On one side, there will be and X.
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    And on the other side you should see an equal side
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    Okay, this is a very secure knot as I said earlier it is often used in conjunction with the figure eight knot by climbers
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    So this has been a video on how to tied a double fisherman knot
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    If you have any questions or on a knot related comments and please leave in the section below. You've been watching VisiHow. Goodbye
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Video: Tie a Knot in a Double Fisherman Knot

Method 4: Double Overhand Stopper Knot

Hello, and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, I'm going to show you how to tie a double overhand stopper knot, that is very useful for hanging things through a hole in ceilings or roofs in the house or garage. Using this knot allows you to hang something through a hole, and the stopper get blocked in the hole. So you don't have to tie the rope or cord to anything in particular. You do not have to tie it to the wood or whatever material it's hanging from. To begin, were going to take the tail, and position it like this.

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    Then we're going to fold it, cross it over like so, cross it over
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    Then we're going to tuck it, tuck it under once and bring it around like this
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    So you can see
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    We're going to tuck it under again, and bring it round, like this, and you can see it's made a nice criss-cross shape here pattern
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    And we're going to pull both ends
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    And you can see it folded across, you want it to fold across to make almost and eight shape
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    And then you can pull
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    Pull it down.
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    Squash it down if we need to
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    And squash it down if necessary, to make it wider and thicker
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    Then pull it tight.Okay
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    As you can see we made a quite substantial increase in size, which should block a small hole
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    Obviously if you need to.
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    If the hole is bigger, you'll need a thicker piece of rope or something more suitable, but you can find anything that is suitable for your particular task
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    So you've been watching a video on how to make a double overhand stopper knot
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    If you have any other questions or comments, then please leave in the section below. You've been watching VisiHow. Goodbye
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Video: Tie a Knot in a Double Overhand Stopper Knot

Method 5: Figure Eight

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In this video, I'm going to show you how to make a figure eight knot, followed by a follow Through knot through figure eight knot.  The knot is offend used in rock climbing and all form of climbing. 

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    First you are going to take a piece of rope and make a noose here
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    From there we're going to cross, always crossing over one piece of rope over the top from right to left
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    Then we are going to wrap the piece of rope around the noose and the hole we made
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    Going to put the tail through
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    As you can see
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    As you can see here, we made a figure eight knot
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    Pull it to make it tight
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    You can see this is what your knot looks like
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    If it doesn't look like this, you've done some things seriously wrong
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    Now to make a follow thru figure eight knot
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    A follow thru figure eight knot strengthens and is also very simple. We are going to follow the pattern that we made before. Take this tail here, and you are going to place it exactly where it already goes.
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    Just run it parallel with this piece here and make it follow through knot
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    To make an exact replica, first you push it underneath
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    Follow it around, follow where it goes
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    Now it is goning to go over then it will go under
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    Just follow in, all the time, follow in the eight we have already made
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    Now it is going over
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    Now it is going underneath
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    And following back round it is goning to go through the top of the eight
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    The hole, ok
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    Now as you can see
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    Pull it tight
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    It almost a figure eight with a double knot
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    And the way we check if this is right, we need to check the set of two
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    We have two here
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    We have two here
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    We have two here
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    We have two here
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    And two here
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    We are looking for five set of two equaling ten and then this show us that the knot is tied correctly
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    And you see it very strong and this is why it often used in climbing
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    So you've been watching a video on how to make a figure eight knot and a follow thru figure eight knot
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    If you have any question or suggestions or would like to know about any more knots, then please comment in the section bellow.You've been watching VisiHow, Good Bye.
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Method 6: Non Adjustable Noose Knot

Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this Video, I'm going to show you how to tie a non-adjustable noose knot, which is very useful for hanging. A piece of rope or cord is good or securing goods or cargo over a car or lorry. Also very useful, for making a noose at one end then leaving the other end free for use as you need

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    So first you'll take the piece of rope
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    We're going to double it up
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    So double up the piece of rope like this, to make a noose, and then very simply we will fold it once, depending on the size of the noose that we need
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    So as you can see were going to fold it over.
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    Then we are going to fold it under
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    And holding onto the two ends here were going to pull, pull the noose through.Okay
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    At this moment, we can adjust how big we would like the noose to be
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    So for example we can pull, pull here, pull the loose end out.
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    And pull the noose end through to make a bigger noose
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    Okay.
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    And then pull tight on both ends,
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    Once the noose has been made, you can see here, it is not adjustable but incredibly tight
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    This noose is not going to come loose at all
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    And now we have a very good noose knot that we can use to hang on the end of something and still have the other end loose to do something else. Okay
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    So this has been a video on how to make a non-adjustable noose knot
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Method 7: Tumble Hitch Knot

Hello, and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, I'm going to show you how to make a Tumble Hitch knot, suitable for temporary supervised use to hold non-critical loads while boarding a kayak or dinghy.

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    First, we are going to take the object we want to hitch the rope to, we are going to make a bight over the top
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    Then, make a bight at the side
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    Then we are going to put the side right underneath the object and bring it around, pulling it under the first bight
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    Then with the smaller tail, bring it around the other tail and loop it over
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    Make another bight
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    Bring the bight underneath the object and through the bight we made before
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    Now pull it tighter by pulling the tails and the third bight sitting at the top
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    Now you see if you pull by the tails at the bottom, it tightens and secures the knot
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    It's very tight so you can use it to lower and load down onto a kayak, a boat, or out of a window.
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    Now it is a quick release hitch
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    To release the knot, you are going to pull the loose small tail.
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    Pull this and you will see the knot has come undone
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    This is a quick release Tumble Hitch knot that can be used to carry non-critical loads, for lowering onto a kayak or out of a window
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Method 8: Reef Knot

Hello and welcome to Visihow. In this video, I am going to show you how to tie a Reef Knot for shoes or scarves, or any other knots, or things you may need.

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    The first thing we do is take two ends of the rope
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    You can also do this to tie two separate pieces of rope together as well.
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    Make sure that the piece of rope in your left hand goes over the top of the other piece
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    Now, we're going to wrap it around and under, and pull it
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    This is the first stage.
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    Now, the piece of rope in your right hand is going to go over the top
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    Then you will wrap it and pull it underneath
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    Don't just pull this top piece
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    We're going to pull all of the knot together
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    Now, you can see it's incredibly tight and very effective
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    The knot is secure, but it is quite easy to undo if you know how. Simply just pull it apart at the top.
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    You've been watching a video on how to tie a Reef Knot
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    This knot can be used with shoes, scarves, and many other items. If you have any questions or suggestions, or you'd like to know about some more types of knots, then you can let us know. If you'd like to suggest your own knot for us to make a video of, then please leave those suggestions in the section below.
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Method 9: Noose Knot

Hello and welcome to VisiHow. In this video, I'm going to show you how to make a noose knot. The first thing we shall do is take a piece of string or piece of rope.

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    Stage one is to fold the rope round like this, see, so it curls around into a spiral
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    The second stage is to move the (left) end of the string over itself
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    As you can see here, it curls into another little spiral as it is spiralling over itself
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    Next stage is to move this piece of rope (middle, close to the left) over on top of the other sections (the spirals)
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    See now it's on top.
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    Then, what we're going to do is we're going to push the top piece through this circle we've created
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    We're going to push the top piece through the circle
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    And as we do it, we're going to hold on to the two ends here; we're going to hold on to these ends (both the right and left ends).
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    Okay, now we don't want to pull it too tight yet because we don't know how big we need the noose to be
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    So if we keep pulling out on this (left) side and pulling out on this side, we can increase the size of the noose.
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    Okay, and if we pull here (right side), we're going to tighten the noose
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    But first we need the object with which we want to noose, tie a noose
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    We're going to use this can.
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    We're going to put the noose over the can
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    Now we have the two ends here
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    I can pull the ends like this until the noose is tight around the object
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    Okay, now you can see it feels quite secure
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    And now we've created a noose
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    And then, if you needed to, you tie up this section; you tie it up to prevent - a simple knot here, and we'll show you some more knots - okay, this will tie it up so it could not come loose. Or we could use another knot depending on our needs.
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    So, this has been a video on how to make a noose knot
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    If you have any other questions or suggestions or would like to share with us your favourite knots - any knots that you love to share with people - please feel free to leave that in the section below. You've been watching VisiHow. Goodbye.
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