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Knots in Folklore and in History 121
Characteristics of Rope 2124
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adjacent strand arrow Ashley belaying bight breaking strength called carrick bend clove hitch completed knot constrictor knot Cordage cross turns crown knot diameter diamond knot edition end round eye-splice figure-eight knot five bights five leads Four Leads four-strand half-hitches half-knot hemp hook illustrated join the ends jug sling karkhesios L. G. Miller lark's head LASHING left-handed loop knot manila marline noose number of bights number of strands nylon Oribasius pair of strands Pass the end plain sennit Pull a bight right-hand rolling hitch round seizing round sennit round the standing RUNNING KNOT sail Second Method Fig sennit sheepshank sheet bend shown in Fig spar specimen splice square knot stick stopper knot strangle knot tension thimble Third Method Fig three bights three leads three strands tied tuck the end Turk's-head of three turns round twine Unlay the strands wall knot whipping Wind the cord wire rope yarns