A rosebud knot, also known as a stopper knot, is a type of knot that is used to secure the end of a single line or rope. After tying the rosebud knot, many people cut the excess rope extending from the knot and heat the rope end with a flame. This prevents the rope from fraying and the knot from coming undone.
Things You'll Need
- Rope or line
Make a "peace sign" with your nondominant hand. Then bring your middle and index finger together so they are touching. Orient your hand so the back of your hand is facing down.
Pinch the rope between your thumb and index and middle finger on your nondominant hand. Leave about 4 to 5 inches of rope extended from where the rope is pinched.
Wrap the extended rope around your middle and index finger four times using your dominant hand. You now have a rope coil with four separate wrappings and a small piece of rope still extended from the coil.
Slide the rope coil off of your hand using your dominant hand. Keep the rope coil intact.
Tuck the extended piece of rope back through the bottom of the rope coil. Pull until the knot is tight.
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