Monkey Fist Keychains
The monkey fist knot originally began as a frequently used sailor term. Also called a sailor's knot it was used to pass lines from a ship to shore or from one ship to another ship. Now the monkey's fist has worked it's way into everyday life by aiding people of all ages and professions. The monkey's fist as a keychain makes it convenient to drop car keys or other objects into a pocket, purse, etc while leaving the knot dangling over the side for easy access. They work great as a zipper pull on bags or backpacks for easy grip. Monkey fist knots have also proved to be wonderful to use when making pull toys for dogs or catnip treat toys for cats.