What is the best stopper knot?
The Figure Eight Stopper Knot is probably the most popular Stopper Knot in use, named as it looks like a Figure 8, it’s in every sailing book. The Figure Eight can also be tied slippery as a temporary stopper knot to help keep lines from dragging in the water.
How do you make a sliding barrel knot?
How to tie a barrel sliding knot
- Take your length of cord and cross the tails over, creating a loop roughly the size of your bracelet or necklace.
- Bring the right tail back on itself.
- Bring the tail down to create a loop.
- Take the tail underneath all the cords.