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The Sailor's Knot is one of the most commonly used knots to tie two pieces of line together. It may also be adapted to fasten a line to a pole. To tie a Sailor's Knot, make a loop with the first piece of line, then run the second piece of line over the loop, around the back of one end of the first line, through the trunk of the line, over the second end of the first line, and then through the first loop. There you have a Sailor's Knot.

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