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Knots Knots Knots: The Directional 8 (in-line 8)

Knots Knots Knots: The Directional 8 (in-line 8)

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Directional Figure 8 

The Directional 8 or in line 8 is one of several knots in the family of eights. It is tied in the middle of a line for an attachment point intended to bear a load that is unidirectional [in line with the direction of pull].

Check out the step by step photos for tying the directional 8, or watch the video Sierra Rescue Rope-work

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