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Picture of How to Tie a Hitch Knot

This instructable will teach you how to tie a hitch knot. Hitch knots are used to when tying a piece of rope to a post, like hanging a rope swing, or tying your horse to a fence. The knot uses friction stay put. When you pull on one end of the rope it pulls the other end of the rope in the opposite direction making the knot even tighter.

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In order to tie a hitch knot you will need some type of rope or cordage, and a post. For this example i will be using 550 paracord, and on of the legs on a globe.

Suggestion for a title edit... Instead of using "Hitch Knot", use How to tie a Clove Hitch. The reason being, is that there's MANY different hitch knots. Otherwise, GREAT ible!!
Swansong2 years ago

I like that you laid out all the photos so well :) It looks neat.