One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A type of knot used by anglers to join two fishing lines.Also called barrel knot
- ‘Initially this knot may seem difficult and time consuming, but once perfected it takes only a little longer to tie than an ordinary blood knot.’
- ‘A double turn blood knot will do the trick, or tie a few granny knots in the tail link.’
- ‘I have never tucked a blood knot since I test all my knots to destruction before they go in the water and any knot that starts to slip gets discarded.’
- ‘I attach the hook with a seven turn tucked blood knot or the Palomar knot.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.