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Simple eight knot

Nudo de ocho simpleThe name of this knots is given by its characteristic appearance. It is the most important stop knot for sailors and navigators and is used to prevent the ends are despasen of pulleys, grommets or eyebolts. It has a great advantage over the overhand knot, and that while suffering tension loosens easily.

It is also known by the names of knot "Flemish or Savoy" knots. His appearance has been intertwined seen as a symbol of affection crossed. In heraldic has the meaning of true love, appearing in different shields, and here is where they come from their different names.
 
 
 

 


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