The trucker’s hitch is a compound knot that functions as a kind of pulley affording a mechanical advantage effectively tripling the amount of pull on the working end. Use the trucker’s hitch when tightening up tarp lines, securing loads or making bundles.
Tying a rope is one of the most practical skills to have in your arsenal, and 99 percent of the time, a bowline is the best knot for the job. Not only does it offer a rock solid hold, it can be tied and untied in seconds, even after bearing tension.
Among high quality knots, the butterfly loop is perhaps the easiest to remember how to tie correctly. Start by simply making two twists in the same direction to form the two loops. Then wrap the outer loop around the standing part and pull it through the