Spool knot "Bare in mind that this knot is for monofiliment line not braid. However whenever you spool braid you need to start with a mono is enough) and attach the braid to it. Otherwise the braid will slip on the spool when under a load.
Schwabisch Hitch - Arborist friction hitch I like this knot. I will check it out, see how much load it can carry. I can see how this would be invaluable as an emergency repair to standing rigging on a boat, should it break.
Boy Scout tips from to hold down the awning on your tent (or RV awning) make a holdfast. It is constructed of 3 pickets, driven into the ground at a slope, one directly behind the other, and the top of each one lashed to the lower part of the picket
Constrictor Knot- used to tie a smaller rope to a larger one, or to tie a rope to a stake or pole; a substitute for whipping; as a lashing for light construction; as a hose clamp. A secure nonslip knot; difficult to untie without cutting. (the substitute)