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Square Knot


A composite Knot of six crossings consisting of a Knot Sum of a Trefoil Knot and its Mirror Image. The Granny Knot has the same Alexander Polynomial $(x^2-x+1)^2$ as the square knot. The square knot is also called the Reef Knot.

See also Granny Knot, Mirror Image, Trefoil Knot


Owen, P. Knots. Philadelphia, PA: Courage, p. 50, 1993.

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