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Marling Spike Hitch Knot

The Marling Spike Hitch is used for tightening each turn of a seizing.

Marling Spike Hitch Knot illustration

How to Tie a Marling Spike Hitch Knot

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Learn how to tie a Marling Spike Hitch knot.

Marling Spike Hitch Knot tying illustration

  1. Lay the end a over c.
  2. Fold the loop over on the standing part b.
  3. Then pass the marling spike through and over both parts of the bight and under the part b.