Knots – asterisks (*) mark the ones you need to know.
*Two Half Hitches – use two half hitches to tie a rope around an object and hold a load
*Timber Hitch - to tie a rope to a piece of wood
*Prusik Knot – to put a loop around a cord which can be slid up and down the cord. Great for rigging tarps.
*Bowline – to tie a fixed loop
For the litters:
Diagonal Lashing - to join two poles at right angles, like a cross
Round Lashing - to join two poles to make a longer pole
Shear Lashing - to join two poles to make a triangle
Tripod Lashing - to join three poles at one end to make a tripod
For the paracord bracelet:
How to Tie a Paracord Bracelet with a buckle and cobra weave