Clove Knot

How To : Tie the clove hitch knot for boating

Watch this instructional video on tying boat knots, specifically the clove hitch boating knot. This is a simple all purpose hitch. Easy to tie and untie, it holds firmly but is not totally secure. Make a turn around a post with the free end running underneath the standing part ...more

How To : Tie the general Clove Hitch knot

The Clove Hitch Knot: Learn knot tying. Although not a very secure hitch, the Clove Hitch knot is quick to tie and easy to adjust - ideal for securing fenders and the like. Use this knot tying animation to learn how to tie the Clove Hitch knot. Tie the general Clove Hitch kno ...more

How To : Tie a clove hitch knot

The clove hitch knot is not a particularly good knot for binding, but can be quite useful as a crossing knot, or a knot at the intersection of topes where both ends of the active rope are loaded. The clove hitch works best in situations where the knot needs a little bit of giv ...more

How To : Tie the clove hitch knot

Check out this instructional knot tying video that demonstrates how to tie a Clove Hitch knot. You can tie a clove hitch to a stanchion when you can't reach the top. Just follow the simple instructions outlined in this tutorial and learn how to tie a Clove Hitch knot. Knot tyi ...more

How To : Tie a Slip Clove Hitch Knot

The slip clove hitch is very similar to the clove hitch knot, except that it's easier to untie. This is the knot used by cowboys to tie up their horses. Follow along with this video survival training tutorial and learn how to tie a slip clove hitch knot.

How To : Tie a quick clove hitch knot

While the clove hitch is not a particularly secure knot, it's useful in situations when the knot requires a little bit of give. The steps to tying this knot are demonstrated in this how-to video, and are shown at a fast pace so you can see how quick and easy it is to do. Watch ...more

How To : Tie knots with the Boy Scouts

Knot tying is the one of the first steps in becoming a well rounded, successful Boy Scout. Who better to learn from than the Boy Scouts themselves? Follow along with this knot tying guide to learn how to tie several knots. Click on the right hand menu to learn the following kn ...more

How To : Use a square lashing

Square lashing is a knot-making technique that has been made famous by the Boy Scouts of America's massive pioneering projects, and is really integral to any structure made out of poles like the one you see in the thumbnail. This video will teach you how to use square lashing ...more

How To : Tie up or truss a chicken for roasting

First of all keep the chicken under the running water and then pad it dry. Then you have to remove the neck, inner portions and the fat from the abdominal cavity. Now season the inside of the chicken with salt and pepper by standing it up inside the bowl. You can now add the d ...more

How To : Tie a clove hitch on a carabiner

As the clove hitch knot is adjustable and slipper, it can be useful attached to a carabiner, allowing the load to move fluidly up and down the rope. However, the clove hitch is not particularly useful or advisable as a securing knot. Watch this video survival training tutorial ...more

How To : Tie rope knots for bushcraft & survival

Andrew Price demonstrates several knots useful for bushcraft and wilderness survival. Learn how to tie the reef knot, clove hitch, half hitch, bowline knot, climber's knot, and how to lash knots together.

How To : Tie a clove hitch

What happens when you arrive at a dock and can't find a cleat to tie your boat onto? Matt and Ann of BoatUS demonstrate how to tie your boat to a piling using a clove hitch. Know your knots by learning how to tie a clove hitch with this instructional knot tying video.

How To : Tie eight useful knots

This video shows you how to tie eight useful knots including the figure 8, rolling hitch, clove hitch, bowline, square knot and a few more.

How To : Tie a hitch knot

Get free knot tying instructions for tying various types of hitches, including the half hitch, clove hitch, timber hitch, and bunt hitch in this free video series of knot tying directions. Part 1 of 14 - How to Tie a hitch knot. Tie a hitch knot - Part 2 of 14. Click through t ...more

How To : Lash a bamboo tripod

In this tutorial, we learn how to lash a bamboo tripod. First, you will tie a clove hitch by taking one piece of bamboo and wrapping the rope around it, then crossing the two sides of the string together to make a hitch. Next, you will secure the clove hitch around the third p ...more

How To : Wrap a wooden staff in rope

In this Outdoor Recreation video tutorial you will learn how to decoratively wrap a wooden staff in rope. First make the clove hitch at one end of the wooden staff, and tighten it firmly. Pass the rope around the staff and take the working end of the rope above the standing en ...more

How To : Erect a tipi for shelter

This video is a tutorial explaining how to erect a tipi shelter. You must make sure all poles are 11' by 10' to have the correct height tipi. The instructor then aligns three marks and ties a clove hitch around all three poles. The next step is to raise the pole by using the r ...more

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