How to Tie the Clove Hitch Knot


Knot Tying Guide and How-to


The clove hitch is a quick method of tying on to a pier or post. It is also possible to attach line to a carabiner (one-handed, which makes the knot more useful). It is not completely secure and should be finished with a couple half-hitches if you want this knot to hold reliablly.


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Wrap the rope around the post (or carabiner clip) in an the alternating fashion shown.

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Pull on both ends to tighten, add a half-hithc or two for ultimate security!