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Grog's Index of Rope Hitches

Hitches Index Hitches Usage

Anchor Hitch Barrel Hitch Blake's Hitch Buntline Hitch Cleat Hitch Clove Hitch (Half Hitches) Cow Hitch Distel Hitch Duncan (Uni) Knot Gnat Hitch Halyard Hitch Highwayman's Hitch Icicle Hitch Improved Clinch Klemheist Lighterman's Hitch Mooring Hitch Munter Hitch Non-Slip Mono Orvis Knot Palomar Knot Pile Hitch Prusik Knot Rapala Knot Rolling Hitch Round Turn & Hitches San Diego jam Knot Super Munter Hitch Trilene Knot Tensionless Hitch Trucker's Hitch Tumble Hitch

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Instructions: Move the mouse over each knot. Look at the description to find out what it can be used for. Click on the knot you wish to see. On the new page wait until the selected knot starts to tie itself.

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Rope Hitches

Rope Hitches

Welcome to Rope Hitches

This page shows a selection of the knots commonly used to make rope hitches. This category includes: Fishing Knots; Slide and Grip Hitches; Quick-Release Hitches; and, Plain Rope Hitches.

These hitches are shown separated into these categories on the Rope Hitches Usage page.

Disclaimer: Any activity that involves ropes is potentially hazardous. Lives may be at risk - possibly your own. Considerable attention and effort have been made to ensure that these descriptions are accurate. However, many critical factors cannot be controlled, including: the choice of materials; the age, size, and condition of ropes; and the accuracy with which these descriptions have been followed. No responsibility is accepted for incidents arising from the use of this material.

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