Ground-line hitch

Ground line hitch step by step how to tie instructions
 
Ground line hitch step by step how to tie instructions
Ground line hitch step by step how to tie instructions
1. Make a turn around the object and bring the working end back over the standing part. Continue around behind the object.
Ground line hitch step by step how to tie instructions
Ground line hitch step by step how to tie instructions
2. Pass the working end over the last turn and under the first turn around the object.
Ground line hitch step by step how to tie instructions
Ground line hitch step by step how to tie instructions
3. Pull firmly on the ends to tighten.
Ground line hitch step by step how to tie instructions

Description

Used to attach a rope to an object.

Use

Can be used as a simple binding knot.

Releasing

Non-jamming

Security

Worked-up and dressed properly, it is more secure than the simpler clove hitch and has less tendency to jam,
but does not respond well to swinging.

Other names

Ground-line hitch, Picket-line hitch, Miller’s knot, Sack knot, Bag knot.

Tying

1. Make a turn around the object and bring the working end back over the standing part.
2. Continue around behind the object.
3. Pass the working end over the last turn and under the first turn around the object.
4. Pull firmly on the ends to tighten.

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