The overhand loop knot is used to create a loop in a section of line, we mostly use it when tying a hair rig for carp fishing, looping on swivels, leads or connecting two sections of line together. See below how to tie this knot: 

For Thick line

Doubled up loop

Step 1.

Take a length of line and fold it back on itself so it’s doubled up. 

Smaller loop for overhand knot

Step 2.

Create a smaller loop in the doubled up material. 

Thread loop of overhand knot

Step 3.

Thread the end of the loop into the hole you just created. Moisten the knot and pull it down tight.

For Thin Line.

Doubled up loop

Step 1.

Take a length of line and fold it back on itself so it’s doubled up. 

 

Smaller loop for overhand knot

Step 2.

Create a smaller loop in the doubled up material. 

Thread loop of overhand knot

Step 3.

Thread the end of the loop into the hole you just created. 

 

Double thread for overhand knot

Step 4.

Thread the line back through the hole again before moistening and pulling down tight.  

 

Tying Two Lengths Of Line Together.

Loop to loop

Step 1.

Create a loop in both lines.

 

Passing loop through another

Step 2.

Take one loop and pass through the other.

 

How to tie a overhand knot

Step 3.

Take the end of that line and thread it through the original loop. 

 

Tighten loop to loop

Step 4.

Pull the knot down tight to connect the two lengths of line together. 

 

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