Here are two of my favorite column ties, though there are many more.
The tie doesn't require much in the way of rope.
This one was invented first, but the Burlington Bowline has some features from some the bola-bola as well.
There is also a great video on featuring one of our favourite people, Midori.
In that scenario, you may end up applying too much pressure to the wrist joints.
I would also add that with a few well placed knots and a good source of vibrations the for instance , this can become a great tie for giving good times to your pal.