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DOUBLE UNI-KNOT

The Double Uni-Knot is a bit tricky to tie and requires you to repeat several steps in order to complete this knot. It may be helpful to play and pause the animation to view each step in detail. We have also included on this page, step-by-step written instructions along with illustrations and diagrams for each step. To view a larger image of each diagram just click the thumbnail image to see a pop-up slide show.

Step 1
Step 1

To start, overlap the ends of two similar diameter lines for about 6" inches.

Step 2
Step 2

Tie a loose uni-knot…

Step 3
Step 3

…making six (6) turns around the towlines and leave the loop open.

Step 4
Step 4

Feed the tag end through the open loop, and then pull it…

Step 5
Step 5

…to form a snug tight knot around the line.

Step 6
Step 6

Repeat steps 1, 2 & 3 in the same order, to form a snug tight knot with the other line.

Step 7
Step 7

Cinch up both knots -- by pulling the two standing lines in opposite directions -- to slide the knots snugly together.

Step 8
Step 8

Trim the ends close to nearest knot and you’re done!

PRO TIP:

Remember, to tie a good tight knot it is important give yourself enough line to work with, and to keep your lines very moist. A good tip from one of our pros on keeping your line moist and pliable is to use Chap Stick - Try it; it's a wonderful thing!

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