Knot Your Average Door Stopper


Knot Door Stoppericon – Lovely.

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  1. That’s a sailor’s knot. Monkey knuckle, I believe.

  2. Yep, that’s a monkey fist. Can’t say I’ve ever tied one for practical sailing use, but it’s nice as as an ornamental knot and can be easily weighted by trying around a heavy object, such as a large pebble:

    (A quick search didn’t turn up the variation where the working end comes out next to the standing part, as pictured.)