overhand knot

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a simple small knot (often used as part of other knots)

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At the top is a neck strap of 12 strands consisting of 16, 10/0 faceted beads tied in place with a simple overhand knot.
After placing the last pearl bead, tie off the thread with a double overhand knot on the fabric wrong side.
Allow the filler to cool completely before handling.) Once the filler material has been added, tie a simple overhand knot two to three fingers width above the level of the filler.
First form an Overhand knot with one rope, then pass the second rope through it.
Unlike conventional yarns, they do not degrade in strength as a result of overhand knotting (abrasion and knotting, especially with an overhand knot, seriously degrades the strength of most polymer fibres).
When we reach a casing end I tie off with an overhand knot.
Pull all of the warps taut at the lower end of the straws and tie them together in an overhand knot.
When tied intentionally in the outdoors, the overhand knot is used mostly as a "stopper" knot - to keep the ends of a rope from unraveling or to create a fat spot in a rope.
Tie one end of the yarn pieces in an overhand knot. Sort the 15 strands of yarn into three groups of five strands.
Tie on new thread using the double overhand knot. This knot may be positioned on the outer edge of coil, to be covered by the following coil, or pulled into previous coil when you take the next stitch.
Loop thin end of rope to form an overhand knot. Set dough on a 12- by 15-inch nonstick baking sheet.
Add an overhand knot just below the sinker, to keep it from sliding off the line.
Either knot one end of each with a double overhand knot, or refer to some unique thong treatments at the end of this article.
At the lacing end, tie the ends together in an overhand knot at the pillow edge.
Second, I noticed that in the knot used to tie the two loose ends of the prusik rope, appears to be a simple overhand knot. This is not a strong knot and is never used on rope in climbing or rescue.