Author Topic: Matthew Walker Knot (MWK) Style Fiador Knot  (Read 5539 times)


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Matthew Walker Knot (MWK) Style Fiador Knot
« on: November 22, 2014, 05:49:20 AM »
The fiador knot is used to make bridles for horses.  It has other uses as well.  There is one upper loop and two lower loops that can be made any size.  It can be hung from a belt or any appropriate place.  The sliding knots I added to the lower example clamp down snugly on flashlight, water bottle, or whatever.

The ordinary fiador knot is basicly a four strand diamond  - left and right of center- lower knot.  The Mattthew Walker Knot (MWK)style fiador knot is a four strand MWK. 

And here is how it is made:


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Re: Matthew Walker Knot (MWK) Style Fiador Knot
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2014, 10:32:31 AM »
   I have not checked, but I would be surprized if it is different from the M. D2 ( Fourfold Overhand bend ). As the Threefold ( M. B5 )(Oyster bend)(1) is the most tightly jamming knot I know, I can only imagine what this Fourfold would be !  :) A most beautiful knot, nevertheless.

   2. The Oyster bend is the most unbelievably jamming bend I know - so it may be perfect as a globular, permanent bend, indeed, but it can not be used as a general purpose practical bend.

This is not a knot.


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Re: Matthew Walker Knot (MWK) Style Fiador Knot
« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2015, 03:50:42 AM »
I'm sure going to learn that one, Tony.  Looks grand, and eminently useful.