Learn your Knots

Learn Knot tying - Animated web site

These animated knots are described for scouts, but most of them have critical uses in other environments. Select the knots from the Scouting Requirements page which provides details of the knots expected for advancement and different activities.

Merit Badges and Advancement Requirements

Climbing Merit Badge Double Fisherman's Knot (Grapevine Knot)Figure Eight on a BightFigure Eight Follow-ThroughSafety knotWater knot.

Fishing Merit Badge Blood Loop (Barrel Knot)ClinchDouble Surgeon's LoopPalomar

Pioneering Merit Badge BowlineRound Turn with Two Half HitchesSheepshankSheet BendSquare knot.

Rowing Merit Badge BowlineClove HitchRound Turn with Two Half-Hitches.

Small Boat Sailing Merit Badge BowlineCleat HitchClove HitchFigure Eight KnotSquare (Reef) KnotTwo Half Hitches.

Note all links go to the website Animated Knots by Grob.

Troop Meeting Location

Every Monday at 7:30 PM

St. Paul's United Methodist Church (map)         620 Romeo Street, Rochester MI, 48307


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