Many people don’t take the time to learn how to properly tie knots. It may not seem like it is worth the effort. Learning how to tie knots and knowing which one to use will save you a lot of trouble and may even save your life. If you put in the minimal effort to learn how to tie them correctly it will pay off.
Why you need to learn to tie knots correctly:
- Easy to learn
- Faster to tie
- Easy untie later
- More secure
- Tons of things you never thought of
The square knot is probably the first you will learn. It is one of the simplest you could learn and is a good place to start. After that you are going to want to move on to the four basic maritime knots.
Four basic maritime knots:
- Figure-eight knot
- Reef knot
- Clove hitch