How to Tie the Clove Hitch
In this section, you will not only learn how to tie the Clove Hitch, but other variations such as; Clove Hitch on a Ring; Clove Hitch on a Bight and the slipped Clove Hitch.
Clove Hitch – Clove Hitch on a Ring – Clove Hitch on a Bight – Slipped Clove Hitch – How to Tie
Stuart E Grainger – A very common and widely used hitch, but not to be trusted where the direction of pull may change much, because the Clove Hitch can easily be made to slip back upon itself. Excellent for securing things from a rail.
Geoffery Budworth – A fast easy way to secure a line to a stanchion or spar. Often used to secure fenders over the side, it is not completely secure and will loosen if the standing part is jiggled.
Gordon Perry – The Clove Hitch can also be used to make a line fast to a ring. It is easy to adjust when the weight if off the line, so is particularly useful if the length of line needs to be adjusted. Leave a long enough working end so that it will not pull through the knot. Alternatively seize or tape or Half Hitch the working end to the standing part.
How to Tie a Clove Hitch #Shorts Tutorial
If you are just interested in learning how to tie the clove hitch with no chat, then maybe this short clove hitch tutorial video is just for you: Clove Hitch Shorts Tutorial
How to Tie a Clove Hitch Video Tutorial
In this longer version, you will learn how to tie the Clove hitch in a number of different ways.
How to Tie a Clove Hitch – No Chat Video
If you want to knot how to Tie the Clove Hitch with no chat, then this is short and sweet. There is also Slow Motion How to Tie a Clove Hitch no Chat Version
Clove Hitch for a Static Tie Down
It is worth noting that the Clove Hitch is superb at holding fast when there is a static load. It should though be treated with caution is used on a load that can move about. If say for example this was used to tether and animal to a stake. Then the Clove Hitch can come undone it the animal is able to walk around the stake.