variation of the overhand knot. Used in joining the two ends of a length of webbing to create a [ loop sling (see beer knot).
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water knot (Wikipedia)
|Names||Water knot, Tape knot, Ring bend, Grass knot, Overhand follow through|
|Related||Overhand knot, Beer knot, Overhand bend|
|Typical use||To join webbing for climbing|
|Caveat||Ends 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.