Cow hitch

Cow hitch step by step how to tie instructions
Pass the rope around the object, back around itself, around the object in the reverse direction, and down beside itself.
Cow hitch step by step how to tie instructions

Description

The cow hitch is a hitch knot used to attach a rope to an object.

Use

In a closed loop or strap it is often used to connect loop-ended lanyards to handheld electronic equipment,
since it can be tied without access to the ends of the fastening loop.

Releasing

Non-jamming

Security

When not tied in loop cow hitch should not be trusted alone for critical applications.

Other names

Cow hitch, Lark’s head, Lark’s foot, Girth hitch, Ring hitch, Lanyard hitch, Bale Sling hitch, Baggage Tag Loop,
Tag Knot, Deadeye hitch, Running eye.

Tying

1. Pass the rope around the object,
2. back around itself,
3. around the object in the reverse direction,
4. and down beside itself.

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