Australian Scout Knots

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Click on the links below (or the images) to view a YouTube video showing how to tie each knot, lashing, whipping or splice. This is a work in progress. More knots and stuff will be added in the coming days and weeks. If you have any suggestions or corrections (some of these I haven't tied before now, so there may be things I've missed or botched!), please contact me.

Prepared by Helen "Chippy" Chick for Clarence Sea Scouts during the Great COVID-19 Hiatus of 2020, so we could keep Scouting from home. I was following "stay at home unless absolutely necessary" protocols, and so I have had to make do with less than ideal props.

Last update: 15 April 2020.

Alpine Butterfly Knot
Back Splice
Clove Hitch
Clove Hitch (alt.)
Common Whipping
Diagonal Lashing

Double Fisherman's Knot
Eye Splice
Figure of Eight Knot
Figure of Eight Lashing
Filipino Lashing
Fisherman's Knot
Gyn Lashing

Hunter's Bend
Japanese Lashing 1
Japanese Lashing 2
Long Splice
Prussick Knot
Prussick Square Lashing
Reef Knot

Rolling Hitch
Round Lashing
Round Turn and Two Half Hitches
Sailmaker's Whipping
Shear Lashing

Sheet Bend
Short Splice
Square Lashing
Surgeon's Knot
Timber Hitch
Truckie's Hitch
Westcountry Whipping