… and Another Useful Loop The Dropper Loop Form a loop in the line. Pass the tag end of the line through the loop about 6 times. Pull the bottom of the original loop up through the middle of the six coils that you just formed. Moisten the knot and draw it tight from the main line, tag end, and the loop at the same time. It should be fairly even size and neatly stacked on each side of the loop.