I’ve recently started doing the rope thing. This is a page to track my progress and share my pretty knots.
The first thing I tied! It was all over after this moment, friends.
This box tie came from Shibari You Can Use by Lee Harrington
First attempt, which had to be aborted, as Walter got light-headed and sweaty and it was no good. From here on out, he’ll be doing box ties with fewer clothes on.
Second attempt. Fewer clothes equals success.
This came from Shibari You Can Use by Lee Harrington
First attempt. I didn’t leave it loose enough to tuck the ends in.
Second attempt. Much improved. The third one (on the right when both arms are in the shot) is the best thus far.
Third attempt. New rope by a different manufacturer. The one on the left when both arms are in shot is my best thus far–continuing to improve.
This is a double gauntlet Walter wanted to try to help hold his hands in place during a boxtie. As you can see, I started it too far to the right on my first attempt. Centered properly it’ll look pretty sweet.
This hogtie is from the local rope group and the first thing I learned to do. I didn’t realize until setting this page up that I didn’t take a full-body shot, but his giant feet are indeed connected to the chest harness by a pulley.
Second attempt. Oh boy, what a mess. I tried burning the rope with half hitches, which made it look like some sort of spine.
Third go. A friend saw this and said, ‘That looks like a machine made it.’ I was so proud. And, good grief, it’s difficult to get a full-body shot of a giant person. I am determined to make it happen next time.
Attempt one, which is the same tie we learned from Bodhi from RopeSpace, but then refreshed by this video. I’m happy with the way one side turned out, but the other is a little meh. 60 feet of rope is far too much for this tie, even on Walter’s large legs.