Lark's Head Rope Extension

Notes and Resources:

If you have knots in the end of your rope, and want to extend it right at the end, you can just use a larks head in the bight of the new rope. You can also use a larks head to extend without end knots, by collapsing it into a square-knot-like configuration, as shown in this Giotto video.

Generally, I prefer the Sheet Bend Rope Extension because while it's slightly harder to learn, it's easier to adjust the position of the knot after tying it.

Other ties related to: Extending Rope


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    Taltosit | Apr 21st, 2015 3:06pm PDT #

    This video cuts out about 37 secs. Into it.

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      dominnow | Jan 7th, 2016 7:10pm PST #

      Watched the whole video, did not see the Lark's Head extension. Saw the LH extension in the Giotto video.

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        Topologist | Jan 7th, 2016 7:53pm PST #

        You're absolutely right, I'm not sure which video I'd meant that to be linking to, but it's not in that one. Removed that section of the article until I find the right video. Thanks.

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