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Schwabisch hitch locked variant [youtube]
« on: March 02, 2017, 08:28:23 PM »
This is how I tie a variant of the Schwabisch by adding an extra ossel hitch (variant with extra turn).

It will be less prone to loose the object it's holding, so that is a litte bit safer than a regular Schwabisch. The downside is that it could be very hard to untie, so one may need to cut the knot to loose the rope.
I'm aiming for knots that is secure, AND that is easy to untie.


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Re: Schwabisch hitch locked variant [youtube]
« Reply #1 on: March 02, 2017, 10:23:47 PM »
This is how I tie a variant of the Schwabisch
A main quibble here flows from one sense of *knot*
--of the question What is a knot (and not another knot)?.
--that the subject knot is of a ring hitch class and not spar or pile class
(i.e., in reference to the hitched-to object : approx. cordage size = "ring");
and more importantly, that the Sw. loads both ends
(and thus needs no securing of this sort).

I've not tried this, but one probably does adequately well
just tying off the tail to the SPart w/an overhand?!



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Re: Schwabisch hitch locked variant [youtube]
« Reply #2 on: June 14, 2017, 01:23:53 AM »
Hi Knutern!
I looked at some of your other videos as well as this one, and in the description for one of them you said you didn't know the English name for one knot. I refer to your video "Knyte knute: Amerikansk p?lestikk". The English name for it is Perfection Knot, and I know this because in Sweden we don't have a name for this knot at all, so we just use the English name.
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