How to tie a Clove Hitch
Clove Hitch Instructions
- Pass the rope around the object (e.g., post, pole, or tree).
- Cross the working end over the standing part.
- Cross the working end over the standing part again.
- Tuck the working end under the second crossing and pull it tight.
Clove Hitch Common Uses
The Clove Hitch is quick to tie and is useful for temporarily securing a line to a cylindrical object. However, it can slip if not under tension, so it is mainly used for non-critical applications.