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Here's a handy thing to know how to do that will impress your campers, Pathfinders and youth group. It's makes an easy and good-looking loop in the end of your rope. The loop is suitable for pulling something with your trailer hitch or for creating a foothold in the end of a rope or zip line pulley.
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Click on this link (Eye Splicing Illustrated) to see step by step instructions. I put these on the end of rope swings and climbing ropes. It allows a kid to put his foot in the loop without the danger of the loop slipping and hurting the child's foot. It's also easier to get out of. It's also a very handy way to keep the end of a grass rope from unraveling AND one on each end of a tug-of-war rope gives the anchor guy a very strong hold with less danger of a rope burn.