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Ashley's bend is a knot used to securely join the ends of two ropes together. It is similar to several related bend knots which consist of two interlocking overhand knots, and in particular the alpine butterfly bend. These related bends differ by the way the two constituent overhand knots are interlocked.
|Names||Ashley's Bend, Ashley bend|
|Origin||The Ashley Book of Knots|
|Related||Alpine butterfly bend, Hunter's bend, Zeppelin bend, Butterfly loop, Trident loop|
|Typical use||temporary joining of similar-sized cords & ropes|