Monkey's Fist | How to tie a Monkey's Fist knot animated and illustrated - Monkeys fist know
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A monkey's fist or monkey paw is a type of knot, so named because it looks somewhat like a small bunched fist/paw. It is tied at the end of a rope to serve as a weight, making it easier to throw, and also as an ornamental knot. Monkey Fist. How to tie the Monkey Fist Knot. The origin of the Monkey's Fist knot is as a heaving line knot used on ships of sail of yesteryear. However, the knot.