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Ashley's stopper knot, also known as the oysterman's stopper, is a knot developed by Clifford W. Ashley around 1910.
A belayer is belaying behind a lead climber. Belaying refers to a variety of techniques climbers use to exert tension on a climbing rope so that a falling climber does not fall very far.
In sailing, a block is a single or multiple pulley.
A Celtic button knot is a stopper knot on a single rope that results in a spherical decorative knot with hair braid / basket weave pattern.
Chinese button knot is essentially a diamond knot where the lanyard loop is shortened to a minimum, i.e. tightened to the knot itself.
Climbing is the activity of using one's hands, feet, or any other part of the body to ascend a steep object.
The diamond knot (or knife lanyard knot) is a knot for forming a decorative loop on the end of a cord such as on a lanyard.
The double fisherman's knot or grapevine knot is a bend, or a knot used to join two lengths of rope.
The double overhand knot is simply a logical extension of the regular overhand knot, made with one additional pass.
The fiador knot (also Theodore knot) is a decorative, symmetrical knot used in equine applications to create items such as rope halters, hobbles, and components of the fiador on some hackamore designs.
The figure-eight knot or figure-of-eight knot is a type of stopper knot.
A figure-eight loop (also figure-eight on a bight or Flemish loop or Flemish eight) is a type of knot created by a loop on the bight.
The friendship knot is a decorative knot which is used to tie neckerchieves, lanyards and in Chinese knotting.
A knot is a method of fastening or securing linear material such as rope by tying or interweaving.
A binding knot is a knot that may be used to keep an object or multiple loose objects together, using a string or a rope that passes at least once around them.
A decorative or ornamental knot (also fancy knot) is an often complex knot exhibiting repeating patterns.
A friction hitch is a kind of knot used to attach one rope to another in a way that is easily adjusted.
Navigation is a field of study that focuses on the process of monitoring and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another.
The overhand knot is one of the most fundamental knots, and it forms the basis of many others, including the simple noose, overhand loop, angler's loop, reef knot, fisherman's knot, and water knot.
The reef knot, or square knot, is an ancient and simple binding knot used to secure a rope or line around an object.
A wide range of equipment is used during rock or any other type of climbing that includes equipment commonly used to protect a climber against the consequences of a fall.
The rolling hitch is a knot (see also Magnus hitch) used to attach a rope to a rod, pole, or another rope.
A rope is a group of yarns, plies, fibers or strands that are twisted or braided together into a larger and stronger form.
Rope rescue is a subset of technical rescue that involves the use of Rope, be it steel or cable rope, or more commonly used nylon, polyester, or other type of rope.
Seizings are a class of stopping knots used to semi-permanently bind together two ropes, two parts of the same rope, or rope and another object.
In sailing, a sheet is a line (rope, cable or chain) used to control the movable corner(s) (clews) of a sail.
The stevedore knot is a stopper knot, often tied near the end of a rope.
The strangle knot is a simple binding knot.
The Ashley Book of Knots is an encyclopedia of knots written and illustrated by the American artist Clifford W. Ashley.
The term true lover's knot, also called true love knot is used for many distinct knots.
A turn is one round of rope on a pin or cleat, or one round of a coil.
The underwriter's knot is used in electrical wiring as strain relief to prevent a cable from being pulled from electrical terminals when the cable is yanked.
A whipping knot or whipping is a binding of twine or whipcord around the end of a rope to prevent its natural tendency to fray.
A winch is a mechanical device that is used to pull in (wind up) or let out (wind out) or otherwise adjust the "tension" of a rope or wire rope (also called "cable" or "wire cable").