Slipped Sheet Bend

This bend is a modified version of the Sheet Bend. In this particular bend, the last tuck is made with a bight instead of a single running end.

1 Follow step 1 for tying the Sheet Bend. As you move to step 2, double up the running end and use the bight to move through the loop and under itself.

2 You can also tie a Slipped Bend by taking an extra turn around the knot before tucking the bight.

The Slipped Sheet Bend is at least as secure as the regular Sheet Bend, but with the added convenience of having quick release. The alternate slipknot shown in step 2 can be useful when there is a larger difference in rope sizes.

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