Rope Decor with the Monkey Fist Sailors Knot

In the sailing world, especially in the past, knots played a huge part, and the fact that so many of them are highly decorative makes them perfect for the home.

Sailors Rope Knot for Decor
Add 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 board
Can 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.

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