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55
Double Sheet Bend.
Other names: ^Double Bend: & ^W.R.377. See names of single
Weaver, ii.3.
[Caption: (ii.1.i.[4,3,?]] {caption: cf. W.R.369. f.]
To make: as any single Weaver (ii.3.)
but after having made a single weaver
take that part of the bull loop which
is nearest the lion loop & inside the
other, round both parts of the lion loop
& again under the outside part of the
bull loop.
J: 25.
Uses: ^It is not likely to jam as, & is
Supposed to be securer than an
ordinary sheet bend or weaver, but
this is doubtful. For bending small cord
&c. [etc?] by a bull loop with an extra turn,
to large rope. (W.R. 380.i.) For attachments
to loops on fishing lines (Sea Fishing: J. Bickerdyke:
Bad. Libry. p 67.)

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