Use ---- To tie of the end of a rope so that it does not unlay. ---- As

part of several multiple strand knots.

(1) Tie off the rope 6 complete lays from the end

(2) Unlay the rope to the tied off point.

NOTE: work the knot in a counterclockwise direction as you look at the end of the rope.

(3) Place the end of one of the unlayed strands under the strand to its left. (Hold the loop open as you work the knot).

(4) Place the second strand under the first and tthird strand.

(5) Placce the third strand under the second strand.

(6) Reeve the end of the third strand up through the loop formed in the first strand.



(7) work tight.