pull tight repeat steps 4 through 8 end with clove hitch 1 st. half hitch 11. work tight 2nd half hitch 12. work tight clove hitch + + [NOTES] FOOTROPE KNOT Description: a three strand knot that looks somewhat like a turk’s head knot. Comments: This knot was tied in the “footrope” (the rope that was tied under the yard arm for the sailors to stand on when they were setting the sails) to prevent the sailors’ feet from slipping along the footrope.

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