KOTM: Water Knot

Knot of the Month - Water Knot


  • Water Knot.pngUsed to join 2 ends of webbing together to make a loop

  • Start by tying a basic overhand knot

  • Finish by retracing the not in the opposite direction

  • Ends must be on opposite side of the knot to be correct

  • Be sure to leave a long tail on each side of the knot in case it slips, or tie it off with overhand knots on each side


  • Normally tied with 1 piece of webbing, 2 were used here for illustration purposes
  • Visit AnimatedKnots.com for step-by-step visual instructions or watch a YouTube Video here.

Photo and directions by Steve K, 2011