Cat's Paw

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Also know under the name of Offshore swivel knot. This is a very old knot use normaly in the marine to tied a load to a hook.

Usage & caution

This is a very easy knot to do, is very effective and can be undone by a simple movement.

(Ashley Book of Knots, image 1891)


Source Two Knotty Boys
Link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f-m2Sy9lSUE
Type Video
Description warning.pngEmpty strings are not accepted.




Source Two Knotty Boys
Link http://www.knottyboys.com/videos/Showing_Ropes_Release/Live_Cats_Paw.wmv
Type Video
Description Performed Live




Source mesnoeuds.free.fr
Link http://mesnoeuds.free.fr/knot.php?knotId=70
Type Slideshow
Description Cats paw taught in French




Source Wikipeida
Link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat%27s_paw_%28knot%29
Type Other
Description warning.pngEmpty strings are not accepted.


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