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Farmer's loop

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Farmer's loop
Farmer'sLoop.jpg
Category loop
Related Alpine butterfly knot, Artillery loop, Span loop
Releasing Non-jamming
Typical use Climbing, agriculture
ABoK #1054, #2565


The Farmer's loop is a knot which forms a fixed loop. As a loop-on-the-bight, it is related to several other similar knots, including the Alpine butterfly knot and Manharness knot. Cornell University professor Howard W. Riley published this knot in a "reading course pamphlet" devoted to farming knots in 1912.[1]

References

  1. Clifford W. Ashley, The Ashley Book of Knots (New York: Doubleday, 1944), 191.

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