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Rope Knot Library: How to Tie the Clove Hitch Rope Knot

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How to Tie a Clove Hitch Rope Knot

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A simple all-purpose hitch. Easy to tie and untie. A useful and easy to tie knot, the Clove Hitch is a good binding knot. However, as a hitch, it should be used with caution because it can slip or come undone if the object it is tied to rotates or if constant pressure is not maintained on the line.

This knot is on the PRO-KNOT Outdoor Knot Tying Instruction Cards, available at Bass Pro Shops website or at your local Bass Pro Shops store.

Step-by-Step Instructions to Tie the Clove Hitch Rope Knot

Step 1

Wrap the free end of a rope around
a post.

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Step 2

Crossover itself and around the
post again

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Step 3

Slip working end under last wrap.

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Step 4

Pull tight

 

This knot can be found on the PRO-KNOT Outdoor
Knot Tying Instruction Cards
, available at Bass Pro
Shops website
or at your local Bass Pro Shops store.
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If you'd like to download knot apps to your iPhone, visit PRO-KNOT's app page.

 

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Makers of waterproof knot guides for outdoor sports, Pro-Knot cards are carried by Bass Pro Shops online and in stores. Apps for the iPhone can be found here.

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