Types of Knots

From Maniac Magee Chapter 20

Chapter Summary

Maniac Magee decides to untie the Cobbler's Knot. They hang it from the flagpole and get him something to stand on. It takes him all day but he finally does it. People come by to watch and a whole crowd is there at the end.

Honda Knot

Good for lassos.

Works with a stiff rope to slide though.

Figure 8 Knot

Strongest knot for the end of a rope.

Often used by mountain climbers

Double Fisherman's Knot

Joins two ropes together.

Used by boaters.