USES: SAILING, BOATING, TENTING
WHEN: It slips and it also binds. It shouldn’t be trusted when used by itself.
Used initially to attach boat fenders to a rail, but usually with two Half Hitches added.
Used to attach tent ropes to ground stakes.
Not used to secure a boat to a mooring.
Clove Hitch Loop
Clove Hitch Using Half Hitches
MANTRA: Over the Top, Around the Back, Over the Top again, Under and Through