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Bends

Full Carrick Bend

The Carrick Bend is a strong, secure knot that
can be used to join two ropes of different construction

Step #1

Form a loop with the first rope, with the end behind the standing part.

Carrick Bend - Step 1

Step #2

Place the second rope under the loop.

Carrick Bend - Step 2

Step #3

Bring the end over the standing part of the first rope.

Carrick Bend - Step 3

Step #4

Place the end of the second rope under the end of the first rope.

Carrick Bend - Step 4

Step #5

Place the end over the standing part of the first rope.

Carrick Bend - Step 5

Step #6

Weave the end of the second rope under its own standing part.

Carrick Bend - Step 6

Step #7

Finally, pull the end over the first rope. The knot should be symmetric with the ends on opposite sides.

Carrick Bend - Step 7

Finished Carrick Bend - Front View

Pull on both standing parts and then the ends to tighten the knot.

Finished Carrick Bend

Finished Carrick Bend - Rear View

Rear view.

Finished Carrick Bend


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