Troop 7 since 1922 George Merrick Troop 7 of Coral Gables Kiwanis Club of Coral Gables

How To Tie Popular Knots
click on the name of the knot to see an illustration and description of how to tie it

Blackwall Hitch

Fisherman's Bend

Marlinspike Hitch

Square Knot

Bow Knot

Figure Eight Knot

Midshipman's Hitch

Stevedore's Knot


Fisherman's Eye

Miller's Knot

Surgeon's Knot

Bowline on Bight

Fisherman's Knot

Overhand Bow

Taut-line Hitch

Cat's Paw

Granny Knot

Overhand Knot

Thief Knot

Chain Hitch

Half Hitch

Rolling Hitch

Tiller's Hitch

Clove Hitch

Halyard Bend

Running Knot

Timber Hitch

Double Carrick Bend

Hitching Tie

Sailor's Knot

Two Half Hitches

Double Figure Eight

Killik Hitch


Butterfly Knot

Double Overhand

Lariat Loop

Sheet Bend

Double Sheet Bend

Lark's Head

Slippery Hitch

These knots can be useful when visiting your favorite campgrounds.

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since 1922

George Merrick Troop 7 of Coral Gables
1107 South Greenway Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33134 USA
phone: 305-443-7973 ? e-mail:

meeting every Wednesday evening at 7:15 pm

sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Coral Gables and the George Merrick Foundation

Kiwanis Club of Coral Gables

Click on the above logo in order to learn more about the historic brick program
and how you can help support the Troop 7 building fund through our 501(c)3 Foundation.