Basic Chest Harness

This is one of the very first things I learned back in the days of the “Chicago Rope and Mummification” group.

Model: CherriesJubalie


Standard Safety disclaimer: Bondage is fun but it can also be dangerous. Ropes that are too tight or in the wrong place can cut off blood flow or cause nerve damage. It is your responsibility to ensure that you play safely. Whatever you do, have fun doing it!


Step 1 - Start with a bight.  You know what a bight is but the model likes biting the rope because it is sexy.  I don't disagree.
Step 1 – Start with a bight.  You know what a bight is but the model likes biting the rope because it is sexy.  I don’t disagree.
Step 2- Create a lark's head above the breasts.  If the subject is going to be lying face up on a hard surface, offset the knots to one side or the other of the spine as a precautionary measure.
Step 2- Create a lark’s head above the breasts.  If the subject is going to be lying face up on a hard surface, offset the knots to one side or the other of the spine as a precautionary measure.
Step 3 - Use the running rope to wrap a second wrap around the chest and below the first wrap.
Step 3 – Use the running rope to wrap a second wrap around the chest and below the first wrap.
Step 4 - Feed the running rope through the bight created by the second wrap and reverse direction to wrap below the breasts.
Step 4 – Feed the running rope through the bight created by the second wrap and reverse direction to wrap below the breasts.
Step 5 - Pull the running rope through the bight that was just created and reverse direction again.
Step 5 – Pull the running rope through the bight that was just created and reverse direction again.
Step 6 - Wrap above the lower wrap.  Wrapping in towards the breasts helps squeeze things a bit better than just working downwards.
Step 6 – Wrap above the lower wrap.  Wrapping in towards the breasts helps squeeze things a bit better than just working downwards.
Step 7 - Pass the running rope up through the opposing bights and over the shoulder.
Step 7 – Pass the running rope up through the opposing bights and over the shoulder.
Step 8 - Feed the running rope over the upper set of wraps and under the lower set.
Step 8 – Feed the running rope over the upper set of wraps and under the lower set.
Step 9 - Bring the running rope back up and twist under the rope coming over the shoulder.  This is mostly a decorative item but it does also help keep the ropes from shifting.
Step 9 – Bring the running rope back up and twist under the rope coming over the shoulder.  This is mostly a decorative item but it does also help keep the ropes from shifting.
Step 10 - Feed the running rope under the top wrap of ropes.  Once again, this is mostly an aesthetic choice.
Step 10 – Feed the running rope under the top wrap of ropes.  Once again, this is mostly an aesthetic choice.
Step 11 - Bring the running rope back down through the bights again.  Depending on the amount of rope remaining, it is perfectly acceptable to find a place tie the ends off and finish here.
Step 11 – Bring the running rope back down through the bights again.  Depending on the amount of rope remaining, it is perfectly acceptable to find a place tie the ends off and finish here.
Step 12 - Bring the running rope up and behind the shoulder ropes.
Step 12 – Bring the running rope up and behind the shoulder ropes.
Step 13 - Use the excess rope to create a bar wrap and tie that off when there is no more rope.  The resulting handle is fun to play with.
Step 13 – Use the excess rope to create a bar wrap and tie that off when there is no more rope.  The resulting handle is fun to play with.
Step 14 - Enjoy.
Step 14 – Enjoy.

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