What is the Figure Eight Loop?
The Figure Eight loop knot is a simple method to create a mid-line loop in a rope.
The Figure Eight Loop, what is it used for?
The Figure Eight loop can be used as a tie-in point for climbing. You can use a carabiner to attach a harness to the loop, or use the retraced Figure Eight knot to form the figure eight loop around a fixed object.
You can also use the Figure Eight loop for attaching tackle parts when fishing.
The figure eight knot is simple to check and that makes it a great climbing knot.