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

Knot and Rope terminology


Standing Part main part of the rope that is not actively in use in tying a knot

End the termination of a rope or the free part towards the termination with which a knot is being tied.

Bight half or open circle in a rope, also refers to the middle part of the length of the rope

Loop closed circle in a rope

Bend knot used for tying one rope to another

Hitch used for fastening a rope to another object, i.e. tent peg

Halyards ropes for hoisting flags or sails

Running end begins from  ‘end’ to the ‘bite’.

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May 7, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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