Two half-hitches

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{{quote-source|Use two half-hitches to tie a rope around a post. Pass the end of the rope around the post. Bring the end over and under the body of the rope (known as the standing part),then back through the loop thus formed. That makes a half hitch. Take the end around the standing part a second time and tie another half hitch. Pull it snug.|[[Boy Scout Handbook]] p. 36}}
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[[Image:Two_Half_Hitches.gif|frame|<center>Animation of how to tie Two half-hitches</center>]]
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'''The Two half-hitches knot is only secure when it is tight against the post.
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|introduction = {{quote-source|Use two half-hitches to tie a rope around a post. Pass the end of the rope around the post. Bring the end over and under the body of the rope (known as the standing part), then back through the loop thus formed. That makes a half hitch. Take the end around the standing part a second time and tie another half hitch. Pull it snug.|[[Boy Scout Handbook]] p. 36}}
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* [[Bear]] 22b
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* [[Bear]] 22b, [[Outdoorsman|Webelos Outdoorsman]] #11, [[Tenderfoot]] #4b, [[Small-Boat Sailing]] #7a, [[Apprentice|Sea Scout Apprentice]] #5.
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* [[Outdoorsman|Webelos Outdoorsman]] #11
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* [[Tenderfoot]] #4b
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* [[Small-Boat Sailing]] #7a
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Loop over the top and pull through the hole to make a Half hitch. Make a second Half hitch on the outside. Pull tight.
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* [[Apprentice|Sea Scout Apprentice]] #5
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The Two half-hitches is one of the [[Forty Knots]].
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#Loop over the top and pull through the hole to make a Half hitch.
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#Make a second Half hitch on the outside.
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#Pull tight.
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* [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/131235_tying-two-half-hitch-knots.htm Video: Two Half Hitches]
* [http://www.expertvillage.com/video/131235_tying-two-half-hitch-knots.htm Video: Two Half Hitches]
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*The Two half-hitches knot is only secure when it is tight against the post.
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*Two half-hitches is one of the [[Forty Knots]].
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Revision as of 17:10, November 30, 2010

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Animation of how to tie Two half-hitches
Animation of how to tie Two half-hitches

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See also
Knots by Use
Basic knots Overhand knot · Square knot · Granny knot · Two half-hitches · Taut-line hitch · Bowline · Sheet bend · Slip knot · Clove hitch · Timber hitch
Advanced knots Constrictor knot · Monkey's fist · Ocean plait · Trucker's hitch · Turk's head
Special knots Braiding · Carrick bend · Chain sinnet · Cow hitch · Double sheet bend · Sheep shank
Fishing knots Arbor backing knot · Barrel knot · Blood knot · Blood loop · Clinch knot · Fisherman's knot · Improved clinch knot · Nail knot · Needle knot · Palomar knot · Surgeon's loop · Turle knot
Sailing knots Bowline on a Bight · Cleat Hitch · Double Bowline · Figure Eight · Marline Hitch · Midshipman's Hitch · Rolling Hitch · Stevedores Knot
Climbing knots Alpine Butterfly knot · Double fisherman's knot (Grapevine) · Figure eight follow-through · Figure eight on a bight · Figure eight on bend · Figure eight knot · Prusik knot · Safety knot · Water knot
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