Timber Hitch Knot
The Timber Hitch is even better than the Clove hitch. It is easily made by passing the end of a rope around the spar or log, round the standing part of the rope and then twist it three or more times around, under and over itself.
How to Tie a Timber Hitch Knot
Video: Timber Hitch Knot
Learn how to tie a Timber Hitch Knot.
- Take the end a of a rope round a spar.
- Then round the standing part b.
- Then several times round its own part c, against the lay of the rope.