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Page history last edited by PBworks 14 years, 5 months ago

IGKT Name:WKI Ampersand




Alternate Names

The Granny Ampersand




Tension on ends B and D causes the knot to tip towards D and lock.


Tension on A tips the knot back and allows it to slip.


Holding the knot enables it to be slipped along AB



Line Diagram


Methods of Tying


Holding ends A and D, work with ends B and C.

Start as if to tie a left handed Granny Knot. i.e. tie a left handed overhand knot, then put end C over D but instead of passing C back and up through the hole, pass it back and around itself before passing it down the hole from the front.




Slip/grip hitch






Discovered in a change pocket



Pull on the wrong end and you are left holding a piece of cord



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