International Guild of Knot Tyers

A complete list of Scout Knots

 

ALL SCOUT KNOTS
 
CUB SCOUT 
Overhand Knot
Square Knot
Tautline Hitch
Two Half Hitches
Bowline
Whip A Rope
Fuse A Rope
Clinch Knot - Bear Goes Fishing
Palomar Knot - Bear Goes Fishing
SCOUT
Square Knot
Two Half Hitches
Tautline Hitch
Whip A Rope
Fuse A Rope
TENDERFOOT
Square Knot
Two Half Hitches
Tautline Hitch
SECOND CLASS
Sheetbend
Bowline
FIRST CLASS
Timber Hitch
Clove Hitch
Square Lashing
Shear Lashing
Diagonal Lashing
ARCHERY MERIT BADGE
Bow String
CANOEING & KAYAKING MERIT BADGE
Truckers Hitch
Bowline
Two Half Hitches
 
CLIMBING MERIT BADGE
Butterfly Coil
Safety Knot
Figure Eight on a Bight
Figure Eight Follow-Through
Water Knot
Double Fisherman's Knot (Grapevine Knot)
Prusik Knot
Seat Harness
Knotted Leg-Loop Harness
 
 


FISHING MERIT BADGE
Improved Clinch Knot
Palomar Knot
Turle Knot (Turtle Knot)
Blood Loop (Barrel Knot)
Double Surgeon's Loop
Nail Knot
Wire Line to Mono Knot
Arbor Knot
Tucked Sheet Bend
Snelling a Hook
FLY FISHING MERIT BADGE
Double Surgeon's Loop
Nail Knot
Blood Loop (Barrel Knot)
Improved Clinch Knot
Turle Knot (Turtle Knot)
Arbor Knot
Needle Knot
Loop-to-Loop Knot
Perfection Loop
Duncan Loop
LEATHER WORK MERIT BADGE
Whip Stitch
Running Stitch
Double Loop Lacing
Single-Needle Hand Stitching
Double-Needle Hand Stitching
Drawstring
Round Braid
Square Braid
Terminal Turk's Head
Mystery Braid
PIONEERING MERIT BADGE
Butterfly Coil
Fusing a Rope
Basic Whipping
West Country Whipping
Sailmaker's Whipping
Square Knot
Bowline
Bowline on a Bight
Clove Hitch
Sheet Bend


Timber Hitch
Round Turn with Two Half Hitches
Safety Knot
Sheepshank
Figure Eight on a Bight
Figure Eight Follow-Through
Double Sheet Bend
Rolling Hitch
Butterfly Knot
Carrick Bend
Water Knot
Pipe Hitch
Double Fisherman's Knot (Grapevine Knot)
Honda Knot
Masthead Knot (Jury Knot)
Prusik Knot
Barrel Hitch
Back Splice
Eye Splice
Short Splice
Making Rope
Anchor
Log & Stake Anchoring System
Rope Sling
Rope & Tackle
Trucker's Hitch
Square Lashing
Modified Square Lashing
Japanese Mark II Square Lashing
Shear Lashing
Diagonal Lashing
Round Lashing
Tripod Lashing
Floor Lashing
West Country Shear Lashing
Two Spar Shear Lashing
Strop Lashing
SMALL-BOAT SAILING MERIT BADGE
Cleat Hitch
Bowline
Square Knot
Clove Hitch
Figure Eight Knot
Two Hal Hitches
Coil
Faking Down a Line


SEA SCOUTS
 
Apprentice
OVERHAND KNOT
REEF KNOT
FIGURE EIGHT KNOT
STEVEDORE'S KNOT
BOWLINE
TWO HALF HITCHES
CLOVE HITCH
SHEET (BECKET) BEND
CLEAT HITCH
Ordinary
Name various material used to manufacturer rope, advantages and disadvantages, meaning of lay, thread, strand, and hawser.
Stevedore Knot
FRENCH BOWLINE
BOWLINE ON A BIGHT
TIMBER HITCH
ROLLING HITCH
MARLINE HITCH
Midshipman’s Hitch (taut-line)
Truckers Hitch
Coil a Rope
FLEMISH A LINE
Cut and Heat-Seal a Synthetic Line
Whip the End of Plain-Laid Line
Able
BACK SPLICE
EYE SPLICE
LONG SPLICE
PALM-AND-NEEDLE-WHIPPING
Quartermaster
Eye Splice in Double Braided Line
Advancement Electives
 
Ornamental Ropework
1. Three Strand Turks Head
1. Three Strand Monkey's Fist
1. Using either ornamental knot make up a heaving line.
2. Four Strand Turks Head
2. Coach Whipping
2. Cockscombining
2. Round Braid
2. Wall Knot
2. Crown Knot


3. Make a useful item such as a boatswain’s lanyard, rigging knife lanyard, bell rope, etc., or decorate a portion of your ship’s equipment such as a stanchion, rail, lifeline, tiller, etc.
Marlinspike Seamanship
 
Additional Knots
Running Bowline
Slip Knot
Fishermans Knot
Round Seizing
Throat Seizing
Racking Seizing
Rattling Down
Splice Rope Grommet
Metal Grommet Ring
Types of Tackle
Single Whip
Runner
Gun Tackle
Luff Tackle
Twofold or Double Purchase Tackle
Reeving Tackle
Mousing a Hook

 

Submitted by Matthew Allmaras