Double Sheet Bend

Double Sheet Bend

(Double Flag Bend, Double Common Bend)


Double Sheet Bend


The Double Sheetbend is a more secure form of the Sheetbend.

  • The thicker rope of the two is used to form a bight, and the thinner rope is passed up through the bight, around the back of the bight, around again before tucking under itself.
  • Tip. It is particularly useful when the thickness of the two ropes varies considerably, or when a more secure Sheetbend is required.