You should be able to fit a finger between the rope and the skin. If you can’t then it’s too tight.ties like the dragonfly sleeve, do not yank at the arms and pull them back. Be gentle and do it gradually so you don’t strain the arms or the joints.
Ultimate Knots The Non Slip Loop Knot. The strongest loop knot you can tie. Used by big game anglers worldwide. Easy to tie, far stronger and more reliable than the old fashioned strangulating figure eight knot that can substantially weaken line.