Loop (knot)

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Open loop (A) and closed loop (B)

In reference to knots, loop may refer to:

  • One of the fundamental structures used to tie knots. Specifically, it is a U-form narrower than a bight.[1]
  • A type of knot used to create a closed circle in a line.


  1. ^ Clifford W. Ashley, The Ashley Book of Knots. Image 31, 32.