Farrimond Friction Hitch

Farrimond Friction HItch

How to Tie the Farrimond Friction Hitch

The Farrimond Friction Hitch is extremely useful when a line may need to be periodically adjusted to maintain the tension on the line. It is often used in the Bushcraft world for ridge lines to hang tarpaulins. It is often used with an Evenk hitch at one end and then the Farrimond Friction Hitch at the other end.

The Wonderful thing about the Farrimond Friction Hitch is that it is extremely easy to tie. Once tied and dressed properly, the Farrimond Friction Hitch can easily be adjusted to tension or slacken off a line. The hitch is adjusted by gripping the knot and moving it along the length of the line. When there is tension on the line, the Farrimond Friction Hitch grips extremely tightly.

Farrimond Friction Hitch Video Tutorial

Here is a brief little video instruction I did on tying the Farrimond Friction Hitch.

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