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How To Tie a Figure Eight Knot

Watch more Knot Tying videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Learn to tie a figure eight knot, but don't expect it to help you ice skate. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Make "Q" shape Cross the end of the rope over the top of the remaining rope, making a "Q" shape. Step 2: Twist top around Pinch the top of the loop and twist it around once, away from the tail of your "Q." Step 3: Pull end through loop Pull the end of the rope, or the tail of the "Q," up through the upper loop from behind. Step 4: Tighten Pull the rope at both ends to tighten, forming a figure eight. Did You Know? The Figure Eight is the basis for several more complicated rock climbing knots, like the Figure Eight Bend and the Retraced Figure Eight.
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