Figure Eight Knot

Category: Stopper knot

How to tie:

  1. Create a loop and add an extra twist of the loop.
  2. Push the working end through the extra twisted loop.
  3. Gently pull until tight.

This is a popular stopper knot seen in the end of most jib and main sheets. Use it also on any rope that passes through a block or fitting from which it must not escape.