Constrictor knot – Useful for tying around fixed objects like bedposts. This is not to be used on any part of a person’s body
Adding rope – Here is a way to add on another length of rope. It uses a larks head knot and the tail end of the rope that we are adding to. Some practice is helpful when tying the larks head this way,.
Locking knot – This is useful when you want to tie off rope to a set of wraps. Go around some or all the wraps when doing this. It is shown here on just one wrap. Good for the over-the-shoulder rope of a chest harness. Note how the finger is used to grab and pull the rope.
Munter on a crossing – when crossing lines this can be used to dress up the tie and make the crossing look better. It also will keep both ropes in position better than just laying them over each other.
Munter on a ring – this is used to make a more secure tie off when attaching lines to a ring. After this, loop the rope around the loaded line and tie off.
Portuguese bowline – Used for tying to a limb. It will not constrict under load. Especially useful for tying a single strand of rope to a limb.
True lover knot – Used for decorative ties when two loops are needed 180 degrees apart. Used on chest harnesses in place of “diamonds”.
Chinese square knot – A more decorative way of joining two ropes that cross at 90 degrees. A good knot to use for a diamond tie.
Farmer’s loop – a quick and useful loop that can be untied easily after being under load.