B Checkpoints

(1) The bight is opposite the direction of pull.

(2) All wraps are tight and touching.

(3) The ends of the utility rope are properly secured with a joining knot. 4-28. FROST KNOT

The frost knot is used when working with webbing (Figure 4-28, page 4-30). It is used to create the top loop of an etrier. It is a special-purpose knot. a. Tying the Knot.

STEP 1. Lap one end (a bight) of webbing over the other about 10 to 12 inches. STEP 2. Tie an overhand knot with the newly formed triple-strand webbing; dress tightly.

Figure 4-28. Frost knot.

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