How to Tie a Surgeon Knot

By Andrew Reynolds

A surgeon knot is very similar to an overhand knot, but the string or rope is looped round twice instead of once, and two knots are generally tied. Learn to tie a surgeon knot, which is common to tying off sutures, with instructions from a rock climbing instructor in this free video on knot tying.

About the Author

Andrew Reynolds is an experienced rock climbing instructor and has also been trained in various knots, both life saving and practical.