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Hazelwood and Churchill (Victoria, Australia) local Girl Guide information noticeboard.

The Double Overhand knot

Once a Guide has the knowledge and has practiced the overhand knot introducing another simple step of taking the working end of the knot back through the bight can cause confusion.

However the double overhand knot as this knot is called is a stopper knot.  A really good way of associating the knot, the name and the use of the knot is that by using the double overhand the Guides shoe laces will not come undone all the time during the day.

April 30, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized


  1. […] knot game start off with simple knots such as the stopper knot, the half knot, the overhand knot, double over hand knot, thief knot, reef knot / flat knot and move into slightly more difficult knot identification […]

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  3. […] PDRTJS_settings_656131_post_1731 = { "id" : "656131", "unique_id" : "wp-post-1731", "title" : "The+two+really+basic+knots+and+a+few+challenges+to+face.", "item_id" : "_post_1731", "permalink" : "http%3A%2F%2Fours2share.wordpress.com%2F2010%2F04%2F29%2Fthe-two-really-basic-knots-and-a-few-challenges-to-face%2F" } There are so many varieties of knots to learn how to tie, their names and what their uses are.  So when showing the younger Guides knots I show then two basic knots that they may be using anyway.  These being the half knot, stopper knot, overhand and the double over hand knot. […]

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