Rope Decor with the Monkey Fist Sailors Knot

Rope knots play a big part in the sailing world, and they are very decorative too.

Sailors Rope Knot for DecorAdd a tad of Rope Decor with this handsome Sailors Knot. This particular sailors knot also known as the monkey's fist can be put to good use as a bookend or door stopper.

sailor knot boardCan you spot the monkey's fist on this knot board? On a ship this knot is used to give the end of a rope some weight so that it can be easily thrown to someone on land or another boat. Want to try to tie one yourself, check out this Tutorial.