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

  1. Take your length of cord and cross the tails over, creating a loop roughly the size of your bracelet or necklace.
  2. Bring the right tail back on itself.
  3. Bring the tail down to create a loop.
  4. Take the tail underneath all the cords.

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