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The stitched whipping | Ropework tutorial

Sewed by inserting the needle several times through the rope with whipping twine,the stitched whipping is a very reliable method to fasten the cover and the core of a rope. For example, it is essential to sew the sheath to the base of a spliced eye on the core, when you want to protect the rope from chafing. . Some use the stitched whipping as a rope termination but we prefer the constrictor termination. To make a stitched whipping, remember to use a sailmaker palm to prevent hand injuries.

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