Originally Posted by TeeDee
The butterfly and bowline are used for different applications. The bowline is used at the end of a line and the butterfly in the middle.
From the animated knots page:
True, but stuff like that has never stopped me before.
I really am only going to use it to tie to the rings and form the loop in my larkshead knot. I haven't tried this yet, but I think I can do this by putting the ring on the rope and tieing it so that it is in the loop. Should work. If not I'll stick with what I am using.