Originally Posted by GrizzlyAdams
not sure which loose end you're thinking of. The diamond knot takes two strands. One of them is the main body from the whoopie sling. The other is buried into it (with a locked brummel). The knot is tied and after the knot is well loaded a couple of times, the excess trimmed off and the ends melted.
Thanks so much for the explanation. I put in an order for my first DIY hammock and suspension, and I'm looking forward to making my whoopie slings. Your videos along with Shug's are really all one needs to get an undergrad in the art of hammocks.