A knot is a type of loop that is used to fasten two or more ropes together or a rope to an object. Although there are various types of knots. Here, we have listed common types of knots that have multiple applications.
Common Types of Knots
•Clove Hitch Knot
•Pile Hitch Knot
•Cow Hitch Knot
Other Types of Knots
•Sheet Bend Knot
•Carrick Bend Knot
•Cleat Hitch Knot
•Double Overhand Knot
•Halter Hitch Knot
•Marlinspike Hitch Knot
A square knot is also known as a reef knot. It is used to secure a rope with an object or two ropes together.
A slip knot can be tied with one end of a rope. It can be undone by simply pulling the working end.
A noose knot is tied with one end of a rope. It forms a loop and tightens by pulling the other end of the rope.
A figure-8 knot is tied with one end of a rope. It forms two loops in the shape of "8". It is a type of stopper knot (stops the rope from getting out of a hole).
A bowline knot is a fixed loop knot. It can be tied with one end of a rope. Easy to tie-untie knot, forms a secure loop.
Clove Hitch Knot
A clove hitch knot is a simple form of two loops (2 half hitches) around an object. It is used to tie a rope to an object.
Pile Hitch Knot
A pile hitch knot is tied by making a "U" shape of a rope. It is used to tie the rope to a pole or an object.
A constrictor knot is a "Figure-8" knot, around an object. It is easy to tie but difficult to untie. It is a secure knot.
Cow Hitch Knot
A cow hitch knot is tied (using a "U" shape of a rope) with a pair of half hitches. The half hitches tied in the opposite direction.
A uni knot is a type of fishing knot. A uni knot is tied by making multiple loops using one end of a rope.
A whipping knot is used to secure the end parts of a rope. In the whipping knot, multiple loops of a thread are tied around the rope end.
Sheet Bend Knot
A sheet bend knot is used to tie two ropes together (using ends of two ropes). Easy to tie-untie knot.
A nail knot is usually used to tie two ropes of different diameters. It consists of 6-8 wrap-around loops of one rope to another.
Carrick Bend Knot
A carrick bend knot is used to tie end parts of two ropes. It is generally used to tie heavy ropes or cables together.
Cleat Hitch Knot
A cleat hitch knot is used to tie a rope to a cleat. It is generally multiple loops of "shape-8", used for docklines.
Double Overhand Knot
It is a type of stopper knot (stops the rope from getting out of a hole). It can be tied by making a loop (using the end of a rope) and wrapping around twice inside the loop.
A cobra knot is a lanyard knot. It is easy to tie-untie. It is used to make lanyards and macrame patterns.
Halter Hitch Knot
It is used to tie a rope to an object. It is tied using an end part of a rope.
Marlinspike Hitch Knot
It is a temporary knot. Easy to tie-untie. It is used to attach a pole to a rope. It is mainly used in making a rope ladder.