A decorative knot, also known as a fancy knot, is basically a type of complex knot that has repeating patterns. This can be used for practical or aesthetic purposes and anglers have been using decorative ones for fishing for years. Decorative knots used for fishing can be of various types.
They are briefly explained below:
Buglars Braid: The Buglars Braid is a type of decorative knot that has many practical uses. You have to shorten a line, line or rope to tie this. Interestingly, you do not have to cut it and you can easily untie it at any point.
Carrick bend: The carrick bend is symmetrical and probably the closest of the bends. Anglers love it because it is easy to tie and has a good grip. You have to wet the ropes to tie this so it doesn’t get stuck while it is relatively easy to untie.
Chain Sennit: The Chain Sennit is an older term for a decoration known as Drummer’s Plait. This type has to incorporate an interesting technique where the main purpose is to form linked loops that shorten the string. This type is mainly used for making jewellery, while they are also popular for fishing.
Cockscombing: Cockscombing is a form of decorative knot used for coupling with ring rails and handles. This type can also be used to make a surface heat-resistant, for example, handles of cooking utensils or surfaces on which they are heated by friction.
Good Luck Knot: Good Luck is of Chinese origin. Since this type is possibly attached to zippers, it is more interesting for users. Sometimes these knots can also be used to hang objects from the car rear-view mirror or simply placed where you think good luck and beauty are needed.
Hackamore knots: This is the most popular decorative knot, as its use as a headpiece for animals has always been dubious and has long gone out of fashion for this purpose.
Josephine Knots: The Josephine Knot is an old design that is over two thousand years older. It essentially consists of common decorative patterns as multiples of the knot and remains flat. The knot consists of common decorative patterns and the knot is regularly seen in military braids, apart from its use in fishing. The knot is also known as Double Coin Knot.
Lanyard loop knot: The lanyard loop is not only attractive, but also a useful loop with a decorative light bulb for attaching items such as key rings, knives, etc. In addition, it is equally tempting for anglers as they can easily tie their lures with this type of knot and it is relatively easy to tie.
Man O ‘War Sheepshank: The Man O’ War Sheepshank is a type of decorative knot that allows damaged lines to be bypassed without having to cut and splice them. This knot is a decorative display for those who want to brighten up a room or display board.
Manrope knot: The Manrope knot is often used as a decorative stopper knot and also at the end of ropes. The knot can be used from both sides of a gangway or to prevent a lanyard from slipping.
Masthead knots: This is a decorative knot, which essentially consists of three or four loops. This is tied around a temporary mast through which it can be attached.
Matthew Walker Knot: The Matthew Walker Knot is an attractive stopper knot, which is a kind of decorative knot that can be tied either in the middle or at the end of the rope.
Monkey Necklace: Monkey necklace is a type of decoration that is very popular with anglers. Besides its use in fishing, the knot is also popular for other purposes.
Navy Sheepshank: The Navy Sheepshank knot can be used to bypass damaged lines. There is no need to cut and splice this decorative knot. Apart from its use in fishing, this knot is also used for decorative presentations to brighten up a room or scoreboard.
Ocean Plait Mat: The decorative knots of the Ocean Plait Mat are perfect as a decorative entrance to any home or galley.
Oysterman Knot: When fully formed, the Oysterman knot provides a solid and reliable stopper knot. This type of decorative knot is best used because of its mass.
Reef knot: The sole purpose of the reef knot is to tie off a single line, and this acts as a binding knot. Therefore it will always work in line of equal weight, texture and size.
Ringbolt Hitching: Ringbolt hitching is a special type of decorative knot often used for ring rails and handles. Ringbolt hitching is not only an attractive towing hook, but also a useful method of making surfaces such as handles of cooking appliances heat resistant.
Sailor’s Knife Lanyard Knot: The Sailor’s Knife Lanyard Knot is a kind of decorative knot that forms a useful loop with a decorative light bulb for attaching objects such as key rings, knives, etc.
Shake Hands Bend: The Shake Hands Bend is a type of decorative knot. This is an excellent line of connection that is perfect for light ropes to heavier ropes. These knots are especially popular with users because they are easy to tie, easy to adjust and easy to untie.
Shamrock Knot: Shamrock Knots is a type of decorative knot, possibly attached to zippers and hanging from car rearview mirrors. Furthermore, they can be easily placed where you are lucky and beauty is required.
Sheep’s leg with sword knot: This can be used to bypass damaged lines that don’t need to be cut and spliced. This type is a decorative display for those who want to brighten up a room or display board.
Single Strand Diamond Knot: Single Strand Diamond is especially popular with anglers because it is easy to tie and can be used equally well. In addition, the knot can also be used to enhance the decoration of any interior.
Square knot: This is best known as a reef knot. However, when the knot is used for decoration and macramé work, it is best known as a square knot.
Tack knot: This type is often used as a decorative stopper knot. It is also used at the end of ropes on both sides of a gangway. It can also be used to prevent a lanyard from slipping.