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Reef knot

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Use two ropes. Cross over, right over left.
And under.
Cross over again. This time left over right.
And under.
Pull ends to tighten.

The reef knot is used for tying two ropes of equal thickness together. Can also be used for tying the reefing points on a sail when the wind blows up and used to tie a triangular bandage.