Diamond knot

Diamond knot
Diamond knot
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Names Diamond knot, Knife lanyard knot, Sailor's knife lanyard knot, Marlingspike lanyard knot, Single-strand diamond knot, Two-strand diamond knot, Bosun's whistle knot, Friendship knot
Category Loop
Related Carrick bend, Fiador knot
ABoK #787, #2474

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.[1]

Tying

The diamond knot begins as a carrick bend with the ends exiting diagonally opposite each other. When the steps below are completed the knot is rearranged and tightened so that the ends emerge from the knot parallel and opposite their own standing part.

See also

References

  1. ^ Ashley, Clifford W. (1944), The Ashley Book of Knots, New York: Doubleday, p. 141 

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