How to Tie a Monkeys Fist Knot in Less Than 5 Minutes: All you will ned is at least feet of rope and your hands. This is an easy, cool looking knot that you can. Monkey's Fist Knot Tying Instructions. Take your rope and with the long working end make three wraps around the fingers of your hand. While holding the first set of turns in place, make three more turns passing outside the middle of the first three turns.Backup Knot · Alpine Coil · Fireman's Coil.