The Water Knot is used in place of other knots for many reasons. For example, when you have to tie two pieces of rope or webbing together so that it will holds this knot will work wonders. Many people will use this know where a square knot will not hold up. This knot is easy to tie and has many practical uses including hiking.
How to Tie a Water Knot
- Tie a loose overhand knot in the end of one strap.
- Thread the end of the other strap in the reverse direction. You want to follow the exact path of the first overhand knot.
- Pull this tight and your knot is complete.