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Learn how to tie knots with the classic knot tying techniques demonstrated in these Howcast videos.
You Will Need
- A single length of rope
- Something to hitch to, such as a post, pole, or ring
Pass end through ring
Pass the end of the rope up through the ring from below.
Pass behind standing part
Pass it behind the remaining end—or 'standing part'—of the rope.
Pass end through loop
Bring the end back up and pass it through the eye of the loop you've just formed.
Pull it tight to complete a Half Hitch.
Pass end through standing part
Pass the end of the rope behind the standing part again.
Bring through 2nd loop & tighten
Bring it back up and through this second loop you've just formed (making a second Half Hitch) and tighten.