You probably think I'm talking about the shoelace knot, known more formally as a double-slipped reef knot. But no, that is not the knot I'm talking about. To be frank, the shoelace knot actually kind of sucks. It’s super weak and comes undone remarkably easy and will often trip me up as I’m trying to do my moves out on the dance floor.
The knot I am going to show you is the bowline knot. It’s a strong, honest, and true knot used for rescues, camping, securing boats, hanging hammocks, and making other knots feel inferior. It’s very easy to tie, and here's how it’s done.