variation of the overhand knot. Used in joining the two ends of a length of webbing to create a [ loop sling (see beer knot).

water knot (Wikipedia)
Water knot
NamesWater knot, Tape knot, Ring bend, Grass knot, Overhand follow through
RelatedOverhand knot, Beer knot, Overhand bend
Typical useTo join webbing for climbing
CaveatEnds should be left long, knot should be tightened and inspected before each use. Difficult to untie.

The water knot (also tape knot, ring bend, grass knot, or overhand follow-through) is a knot frequently used in climbing for joining two ends of webbing together, for instance when making a sling.

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