How to Tie a Gallows Knot

By Contributor ; Updated September 15, 2017

How to Tie a Gallows Knot. The Gallows Knot is based on the multi-fold overhand knot. This type of noose is opened by pulling on the knot and generally does not become stronger after the second turn around the noose. The following steps explain how to tie a Gallows Knot.