Sheep shank

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* [http://www.animatedknots.com/sheepshank/index.php Grog's Animated Knots: Sheepshank] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-the-sheep-shank-knot-for-boating-251740/ Wonder How To Video: Sheep Shank Knot] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-the-boy-scout-sheep-shank-knot-265485/ Wonder How To Video: Boy Scout Sheep Shank Knot] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/131237_tying-sheep-shank-knots.htm Video: Sheep Shank Knots]
* [http://www.animatedknots.com/sheepshank/index.php Grog's Animated Knots: Sheepshank] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-the-sheep-shank-knot-for-boating-251740/ Wonder How To Video: Sheep Shank Knot] - [http://www.wonderhowto.com/how-to/video/how-to-tie-the-boy-scout-sheep-shank-knot-265485/ Wonder How To Video: Boy Scout Sheep Shank Knot] - [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/131237_tying-sheep-shank-knots.htm Video: Sheep Shank Knots]
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*The Sheep shank is one of the [[Forty knots]].
*The Sheep shank is one of the [[Forty knots]].
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Sheep shank
Image:none.jpg
Names Sheep shank,
Typical use Shortening a rope
Caveat
Releasing
Category knots
Group Special knots
Related
Animation of tying a Sheep shank
Animation of tying a Sheep shank
The Sheep Shank (or sheepshank) is used to shorten a rope that is fastened at both ends.


Required for


Instructions

Make an underhand loop and slide it over the blight. Do the same to the other end and pull tight. The sheepshank is a temporary knot but can be made more permanent by adding a second half hitch to each end.

Lesson Videos


Notes


See also
Knots by Use
Basic knots Overhand knot · Square knot · Granny knot · Two half-hitches · Taut-line hitch · Bowline · Sheet bend · Slip knot · Clove hitch · Timber hitch
Advanced knots Constrictor knot · Monkey's fist · Ocean plait · Trucker's hitch · Turk's head
Special knots Braiding · Carrick bend · Chain sinnet · Cow hitch · Double sheet bend · Sheep shank
Fishing knots Arbor backing knot · Barrel knot · Blood knot · Blood loop · Clinch knot · Fisherman's knot · Improved clinch knot · Nail knot · Needle knot · Palomar knot · Surgeon's loop · Turle knot
Sailing knots Bowline on a Bight · Cleat Hitch · Double Bowline · Figure Eight · Marline Hitch · Midshipman's Hitch · Rolling Hitch · Stevedores Knot
Climbing knots Alpine Butterfly knot · Double fisherman's knot (Grapevine) · Figure eight follow-through · Figure eight on a bight · Figure eight on bend · Figure eight knot · Prusik knot · Safety knot · Water knot
Forty knots


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