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document updated 14 years ago, on Mar 10, 2010
Knots that are very similar to each other, with minor variations that sometimes make for significant functional differences.

very close cousins slightly less closely related
square knot
granny knot
thief knot
grief knot
surgeon's knot
clove hitch
cow hitch
ground-line hitch
buntline hitch
two half-hitches
figure eight stevedore
flemish bend