J.J. Smith was drawn randomly from the list of correct answers and won a Blockheads Dry Bag and Brandana. Congratulations, J.J.!

👉 Question:

What is the name of this knot? It ties two lines together. Unlike a square knot, this knot can be used to join two ropes of unequal size, and it is less likely to come loose when not under load.

👉 Answer: 

This is a sheet bend! Learn about the uses for this knot and how to tie it here: animatedknots.com/sheet-bend-knot

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