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Parcel Knot with loop. (or 2 fold overhand)
A good way is (1) make figure of 8
knot at one end of string; (2) pass other
end round parcel & through "8" knot; (3)
haul tight & tighten "8" knot; (4) with free
[Diagram] end make a running knot
& add an overhand check.
^(5) Pull up loop. This is a rapid & safe
method. Of course
if the parcel is tied
lengthwise & crosswise,
the running knot is made round the string
where it meets it in just at back ^(p) of
figure of 8, & the check
can ^will be on the
string on the other side - i.e. as drawn
Another do. (Owen, haberdashery July/09).
[Diagram] (i) Tie 1⁄2 knot
(ii) Complete reef by making a
(iii) Tie 1⁄2 knot with bow and
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