Introduction: Tying a Tautline Hitch With Janine
Hi, how's it going? I'm going to show you a useful knot called the tautline hitch. Like any other hitch, a tautline hitch is used to secure a rope to a standing object. It's similar to bowline, except with a nifty addition: you can tighten it!
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Step 1: Step One: Make a Bight
Loop your rope around what you want to bind.
Step 2: Step Two: Around Town
Loop your working end around your standing end.
Step 3: Step Three: Around Town
Loop around again.
Step 4: Step Four: Downtown
Loop your working end over to the other side of your first loop.
Step 5: Step Five: in the Sewers
Tuck your working end into the loop you just created.
Step 6: Step Six: Pull Tight
You did it.
Step 7: It’s Adjustable!